As of today, August Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams has accumulated 500 days of living in space over four missions. Williams, who is scheduled to return to Earth Sept. will break NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s record of 520 days on Aug.
Felix Baumgartner at the edge of space, miles high jumped from a helium balloon to perform a legendary skydive (he also set the altitude record for highest manned balloon flight, parachute jump from the highest altitude, and greatest free fall velocity)
As more states consider making it mandatory to label genetically modified food as such, shareholders at agricultural-biotech giant Monsanto overwhelmingly voted against a proposal by one of their own to label GMOs.
This collage of solar images from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) shows how observations of the sun in different wavelengths helps highlight different aspects of the sun’s surface and atmosphere. (The collage also includes images from other.