Feeling Spaced Out: The Body in Orbit

Josh Bason On November 2nd 2000 the first crew arrived at the fledgling International Space Station. In doing so they began a 16-year human presence in Earth orbit which continues to this day. While this is a massive achievement for humanity, we shouldn’t be fooled into thinking that the many difficulties of long-term human space … Continue reading Feeling Spaced Out: The Body in Orbit

Asgardia: A Space Nation

Sophia Akiva On November 12th, 2016, the leader of the first space nation addressed their new citizens. Perhaps this is how future historians will remember the rise of Asgardia, a pacifist nation located on an orbiting satellite and founded by Russian scientist and businessman Dr Igor Ashurbeiyli. There have already been over half a million … Continue reading Asgardia: A Space Nation