Advertisement

Advertisement in outer space?

Space Advertisement is the use of advertising in outer space or related to space flight. While there have only been a few examples of successful marketing campaigns, there have been several proposals to advertise in space, some even planning to launch giant billboards visible from the Earth. Obtrusive space advertising is the term used for […]

biological leaf

First man-made biological leaf

The “first man-made biological leaf” could enable humans to colonise space Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant, could enable long-distance space travel. Plants don’t grow in zero gravity,” explains Melchiorri. “NASA is researching […]

Black Marble

Black Marble images display all the human and natural matter that glows and can be sensed from space

On December 5, 2012, NASA released a nighttime view of Earth called Black Marble during an annual meeting of earth scientists held by the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. The images display all the human and natural matter that glows and can be sensed from space. The data was acquired by the Suomi NPP […]

Which direction Muslim astronauts should face when praying in space

Which direction Muslim astronauts should face when praying in space

In 2006 a conference was convened to determine which exact direction Muslim astronauts should face when praying in space. The issue remains unresolved “The Qibla (Arabic: قبلة‎, “”direction””), also transliterated as Qiblah, Kiblah, Kıble or Kibla, is the direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays during salah. It is fixed as the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca. Most mosques contain a wall niche, known as mihrab, that indicates the Qiblah. Most multifaith […]

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 […]