Present and future crewed spacecrafts

There are a lot type of vehicles that carry humans, bicycles, cars, ships, planes and spacecrafts. In this post I will do a brief description of the present spacecrafts and the future ones that hopefully will carry humans to space and beyond. I will include only spacecrafts capable of at least one orbit and are … Continue reading Present and future crewed spacecrafts


Woman pioneers in space

Yesterday, march 8, was the international women day, and I though on describing some statistics (valid for today) and context in the space exploration, centered in the people who reached space. First, when I am saying Astronaut I include all the people who have been or are in space, not the trained ones. Also, I … Continue reading Woman pioneers in space

Astronaut daily life in space (ISS)

Astronauts have every minute planned by ground mission controllers. Their day starts at six o'clock int he morning (GMT time zone) to half past ten in the afternoon. They work 12 hours a day in the International Space Station (ISS), a large complex ship that needs constant attention, care and repairs. With a bit of … Continue reading Astronaut daily life in space (ISS)


Dragon CRS 10 cargo delivery to the International Space Station

Today, 18 of February of 2017, at 10:01 a.m. EST (local time) the Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 12th Dragon cargo spacecraft, with the name of CRS 10. It will be a live broadcast from NASA TVĀ (8:30 a.m. EST (local time)) and SpaceX. If there is no more delay (the original launch date was … Continue reading Dragon CRS 10 cargo delivery to the International Space Station