The Two Weeks Habitability Tektite II Program

The Two Weeks Habitability Tektite II Program

At the bottom of the seafloor of U.S. Virgin Islands' Lameshur Bay, lies the Tektite Habitat, patiently waiting for the all-female aquanauts to splashdown into one of the most isolating, and privacy invasion two weeks missions of the 70s - Tektite II By partly funding this program, NASA's ultima...
Our celestial neighbor, Luna

Our celestial neighbor, Luna

Our closest celestial neighbor the Moon is the Earth’s only natural satellite and fifth largest one in the Solar System. The Romans named the Moon, Luna, while the Greeks called the Goddesses of Moon, Artemis, a name which NASA has adopted for its Space program that aims to put the first woman on...
Lovelace’s Women and The Grueling Tests

Lovelace’s Women and The Grueling Tests

In 1960, Dr. Randy Lovelace invited Jerrie Cobb into his private clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He recruited her as the first participant in his secret and privately funded woman in the Space program. The program aims to examine which gender was more qualified and ideal to fly into space. To pro…
The Mysterious World's First Mission Patch

The Mysterious World's First Mission Patch

On June 16, 1963, Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first person who wore the world's first Mission Patch. This record was surprisingly unknown by many; possibly overshadowed by her pioneering achievement of being the first woman in space, or perhaps it was simply hidden from sight. Un...
PENCIL, PEN, MARKER

PENCIL, PEN, MARKER

Pen and Pencil are indisputable examples of a communications technology. Depending on the use, we switch between them to put down ideas and store information. In outer space, astronauts rely on these commodity tools to log and record scientific experiments. Here, we look at the evolution of the writ…
Space Dirty Laundry

Space Dirty Laundry

Have you ever wondered how astronauts do their laundry up in space? Is there a cosmic laundromat that vacuum and wash it? In this post, we explore how much clothes the astronauts need and how they took care of their dirty laundry. Like us here on earth, astronauts work, exercise, and go to sleep....
Two Giant Leaps For Womankind

Two Giant Leaps For Womankind

Two female NASA astronauts made space history by completing the first-ever spacewalk by an all-woman team. Though the all-woman spacewalk wasn't something NASA purposefully planned it was bound to happen eventually because of the milestones made by women who paved the way to space. Cosmonaut Sve...