ISS International Space Station

Homann Transfer

About transfer orbits or how to fly to ISS

Watch Destin Sandlin from Smarter every Day Interview with Scott Kelly about is upcoming one year stay on ISS and Reid Wiseman about orbital mechanics and how the Soyuz, uses some sophisticated maneuvers to catch up with the International Space Station. Particular interesting, is the part where Destin and Reid explain the “Homann Transfer” and […]

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Dragon brething ISS

Earth timelaps with Dragon and and Cygnus

This video is a timelapse produced from 12.500 images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, during the Blue dot ISS mission. Watch the amazing timelapses of aurora, night skies and the stars clearly showing through Earth’s atmosphere. There aso some really cool shots from the berthing of Dragon and the departure of  Cygnus the Orbital science […]

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CRS-4 Dragon release

CRS-4 Dragon landed safely on earth (updated 25-10 22:20 UT)

Dragon has successfully been undocked from ISS and is underway to Earth with approximate 1500 Kg of cargo. consisting of scientific experiments and samples, personal crew items and other equipment. At this moment Dragon is the only spacecraft that is able to get back significant amounts of cargo from the ISS to Earth. Dragon safely […]

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