International Space Station

International Space Station has been continuously occupied for 13 year

Since the arrival of Expedition 1 on 2 November 2000, the International Space Station has been continuously occupied for 13 years and 150 days, the longest continuous human presence in space. (In 2010, the station surpassed the previous record of almost 10 years (or 3,634 days) held by Mir.) The station is serviced by a variety of […]

Its not true that the Nasa spent millions on pen that worked in space

Its not true that the Nasa spent millions on pen that worked in space

Its not actually true that the NASA spent millions on developing a pen that worked in space, whereas the Russians just used a pencil. They both used pencils at first, but the shavings and chipped graphite floating around were harmful to the astronauts and computers “The wood pencil has been used for writing by NASA and Soviet space programs from the […]