How Did They Install the Most Amazing Window Ever Created By Humankind

The most amazing window ever created by humankind is not on this planet, but floating in space, the most spectacular part of the International Space Station. It's the ISS Cupola. This animation shows how it was installed. » 11/17/11 10:20pm 11/17/11 10:20pm

This Awesome Image of the Space Station Could Be a Lost Star Wars Frame

This blurry image could be a lost Star Wars frame but it's real. I've spent about five minutes looking at it in silence, thinking about how would it feel to be that astronaut. His name is Ron Garan. » 9/27/11 11:38am 9/27/11 11:38am

Good Morning, Earth

Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson lounges in the recently-added cupola of the International Space Station, gazing at her home planet below. I'll think of this image the next time I complain about things not being futuristic enough. [APOD via BoingBoing] » 11/16/10 9:20am 11/16/10 9:20am

Singin' In Space

I know it's dangerous and even smelly, but when I see these images of astronauts smiling and singing by the new ISS window, I can't stop daydreaming about going up there one day. » 2/22/10 10:20pm 2/22/10 10:20pm

Astronauts Turn International Space Station Into TIE Fighter

Here's the first view from the open Cupola, the huge window installed in Tranquility. And yes, it looks like the view from Darth Vader's loft in the Death Star, overlooking Tatooine. Update: Multiple HD shots inside. » 2/17/10 9:24am 2/17/10 9:24am

Vauni Cupola Fireplace Mounts Like, But Is Classier Than, a Flat-Screen…

Vauni's bioethanol ventless fireplace, the Cupola, may not have the warmth or coziness of a traditional wood-burner, but it does have practicality and cold Scandinavian style. Plus, the thing mounts right on your wall. » 10/13/09 9:00pm 10/13/09 9:00pm