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Christmas Lights

That’s exactly it. We made those jokes about seeing our house from the ISS, and now that it’s time to take the Christmas lights down, we’ve managed to remove about two strings a day. At this rate, they will all be down by, uh, April or so. A comic from Shoebox Blog. Link -via Geeks [...]

Reader-Submitted Quiz: Name the International Space Station Countries

It’s Reader-Submitted Quiz Week! Today’s quiz was submitted by Toby Hansen. 15 countries are currently participating in the International Space Station (ISS) program, according to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Can you name them all in 3 minutes? Take the Quiz: Name the 15 Countries Participating in the ISS

Russia resumes manned Soyuz flights

Russia have returned to the ISS with a manned Soyuz launch from Kazakhstan carrying three astronauts. It is the first manned space flight attempted by…

Solar Eclipse Photograph with a Bonus Feature

Astrophotographer Thierry Legault (featured previously at Neatorama) went all the way to Oman to take a picture of a solar eclipse. The shot he wanted was only available for a split second today, and he got it! Not only is the moon moving across the sun, but you can see other things in the picture [...]