International Space Station

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2014

    Astronaut Dr. Tracy Caldwell Dyson

    Beckman Conference Center

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Mixed Nuts In Space YouTube Video Goes Viral

    A 27-second video clip of an astronaut opening a can of mixed nuts shouldn't rack up over two million views on YouTube in a week; but when said astronaut does it in the weightless environment of the International Space Station, you've got something that's more mesmerizing than anything seen during t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Joyce Keyak, UCI Researcher, Helps NASA Understand Hip Bone Stress on Astronauts

    A UC Irvine researcher is helping NASA understand more about bone density loss experienced by astronauts who spend long stretches at the International Space Station. Joyce Keyak, professor in residence of radiological sciences, will emploky a technique she created to analyze how microgravity-influe ... More >>

  • Food

    April 5, 2012

    One Nation, Under Tacos

    An excerpt from 'Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America'

  • Music

    February 17, 2012

    Hail to the Chieftains

    How many bands do you know celebrate 50-year anniversaries?

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Farewell, Space Shuttle Program: Five Classic Space Travel Songs

    ​The Space Shuttle Atlantis blasted off today in the final mission of NASA's shuttle program. The mission: run supplies to the International Space Station, and bring home as much trash as can fit in the shuttle. Exciting stuff. To lively up this otherwise dull swan song, here are five tracks t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2011

    Jethro Tull: 'Aqualung' 40th Anniversary

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Dana Rohrabacher Praised for Saying the Sky is Falling

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach), shown here possibly pointing to a dangerous object in the sky, is being commended by the no doubt august Institute for Human Continuity for his "Planet X forsight" and belief that Earth's preparedness for dealing with cosmic debris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises

    Speed Eating: Would you eat 42 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches in 10 minutes for $1,500? Patrick “P-Rock” Beroletti, a twentysomething-year-old Chicago cook, won the Drum Corps International World Peanut Butter and Jelly Eating Championship this week at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. (Ear ... More >>