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ISS infographic - Happy 15th Birthday. The first International Space Station component, the Russian Zarya module, was launched 15 years ago today, on November 20, 1998. Since then, a consortium of 15 different nations have constructed a world-class orbiting laboratory, with a continual human presence onboard since 2000. Construction was considered officially complete in 2011, but new modules are still planned.

Take a look at the crewed spaceships that have launched astronauts and cosmonauts into space during the first 50 years of human spaceflight in this infographic.

NASA has developed a new test rig in the quest for the elusive Warp drive looks more promising than ever in recent NASA studies The first steps towards interstellar travel have been taken, but the stars are very far away. Voyager 1 is about 17 light-hours distant from Earth and is traveling with a velocity of 0.006 percent of light speed, meaning it will take about 17,000 years to travel one light-year. Fortunately, the elusive "warp drive" now appears to be evolving past difficulties with…

from Apartment Therapy

The DIY Romantic Star Projector — Final Frame

Kenneth was walking around the castle, no place in mind when he comes upon this room and he pushed open the door all the way. "Wow." He gasps pulling his sleeve back down as he enters the room. (Open)

from BuzzFeed

The 17 Happiest Science Facts Of All Time

Astronauts grew a rose in space just to see if it would smell different than a rose on Earth.

from NASA

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