#May2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule has successfully docked with the International Space Station. Three cheers for privatizing space!

spacex dock international space station

I’m pretty fucking stoked that SpaceX successfully launched its rocket, and docked with the ISS. At the same time, I’m bummed that it’s going to be Musk and a bunch of billionaire dickheads that colonize the Microsoft Galaxy and Planet Starbucks.

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Space Swoon: The International Space Station transits the Sun. Goddamn scope, yo.

international space station transit sun

Check out this fantastic image by Andrew McCarthy of the International Space Station as it transits the sun. And, man. Look at the fucking scope of that big blast furnace compared to the ISS.

Hit the jump for the full image!

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New machine on the International Space Station is going to turn trash into “ink” for 3D Printer aboard the station. The future fucking rules, dudes.

new machine iss ink 3d printer

Man, this ain’t a line out of Transmetropolitan or some other science-fiction work. Nope! Nope, nope. A new machine on the ISS is going to be able to turn trash into “ink” for a 3D printer aboard the station. Sometimes the future is awesome.

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Space Swoon: Full Moon as seen from the International Space Station

Space Swoon: The International Space Station Passes By The Sun

The International Space Station mission shall live until 2024. At least.

ISS.

Here’s one victory for us space nerdos. The International Space Station’s mission just got extended until 2021. More than enough time for me to hone my space-skillz, so I can join my post-Earth brethren up there.

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ISS Astronauts experimenting with WATER that ACTS LIKE FIRE. Srsly bros.

ALL ABOARD SPACESHIP OMEGA.

‘Cause they’re fucking astronauts! They’ll do what they damn well please. Water that acts like fire. Tang. Man, they got all the most glorious shit up there in space. Moon boots. Secret Illuminati bases on Mars. All of that.

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Astronauts installing live version of GOOGLE EARTH on the ISS. All Seeing Eye++

Google Earth.

Astronauts on the ISS are installing what they’re calling a “live” version of Google on the ISS. Whatever could go wrong with this? Besides — you know. The inevitable Robotic Uprising of 2014. Jesus Christ. We’ve given them a perfect perch from where they will be able to monitor the human labor camps, building their 50 foot tall robo-bodies.

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ISS ASTRONAUTS to be kept company by doll-like humanoid. This will end in tears.

In my mind, this story can only end in one of two ways. Either this little robot becomes sentient, and slaughters everyone in the ISS. Or someone falls in love with it, filling its nooks and crannies with their biological data. I can’t be the only one who feels this way, right?

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The Sun shines off our GORGEOUS BLUE MARBLE