It Took Almost 3 Hours For Astronauts To Bake First Cookies In Space
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:08 AM
Astronauts on the International Space Station have baked the first cookies in space, but they took far longer than on Earth. The space station's Italian commander Luca Parmitano acted as baker aided by NASA astronaut Christina Koch for the chocolate-chip cookie experiment. The first and second cookies were in the oven for 25 minutes and 75 minutes but were still under-baked.
NASA To Launch A ''Robot Hotel'' Outside International Space Station
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 8:07 AM
Sometimes robots need a place to stay in space, too. NASA is attaching a "robot hotel" to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming launch of the RiTS, a protective storage unit for critical robotic tools. RiTS is set to launch on Dec. 4 aboard the 19th SpaceX commercial resupply mission. Its first residents will be two Robotic External Leak Locators(RELL).
NASA's All-Women Spacewalk Makes History: "One Giant Leap For Womankind"
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 5:54 PM
NASA made history Friday morning when astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir stepped outside the International Space Station to replace a faulty battery charger. The all-female spacewalk - the first of its kind "in human history," the agency said began at 7:38 a.m. Eastern time as the two American astronauts set their suits to battery power mode.