An exploration and puzzle game where you play an astronaut on a last ditch mission to save Earth. You’re sent to humanity’s bases on the Moon, where something appears to have gone horribly wrong. Coming to Windows, Mac and Linux.
We’ve always been under the impression that astronauts had to pack light, but one silly piece of cargo found its way onto the International Space Station – a gorilla suit. Unless that’s a real gorilla, and he already ate astronaut Scott Kelly. Today’s official hashtag: #SpaceApe
The extended version of Audi’s big Super Bowl 50 spot is a tribute to the space program, David Bowie, our elders, and awesome sports cars all in one, as a retired astronaut is lost until he gets a chance to drive Audi’s 205mph R8 supercar. Wouldn’t we all like that chance?
Jeff Bezos’ private space travel corporation Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard reusable rocket to appx. 62mi and then landed it back safely on Earth. It’s meant to be used for space tourism, i.e. to take a small group of people to the edge of space.
(Flashing lights) Playmodes used Eduardo Cajal’s upcycled fuselage to make Porta Estellar (Star Gate), an audiovisual installation that took audiences on a breathtaking six-minute interstellar trip. It was opened to the public in Barcelona’s Ciutadella park this past Sept.
By combining water, food coloring and an Alka-Seltzer tablet, astronauts on the International Space Station created orbs which hover momentarily in space, then start bubbling apart like tiny planets that are about to go supernova. Watch in 4K if your display supports it.
Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh wanted to create an accurate scale model of our solar system, since it turns out existing models cheat to make things easier to visualize. The finished product required time, planning, seven miles of dry lake bed, and a mountain of creativity.
Have you ever thought about the possibility of leaving Earth and heading to another planet? TED-Ed looks at the challenges associated with life on Mars, where to buy martian real estate, and how it probably was a much better place to live 4 billion years ago.