Week in Geek: International Space Station edition

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Week in Geek: International Space Station edition
Week in Geek: International Space Station edition
Nathan Bergey

I would be a failure as a geek if I didn’t include this video which has been flying across the internet this week. It answers the burning question you didn’t even know you wanted to ask: what happens when you wring out a washcloth in space? Astronaut extraordinaire Chris Hadfield took it upon himself to demonstrate after the question/experiment was submitted to the Canadian Space Agency by two Nova Scotia high school students. Watch and learn - you won’t quite believe your eyes.

In related ISS geek, Nathan Bergey combed though every image ever taken from the space station (all 1,129,177 of them) and plotted their coordinates to visualize the photos taken from space for each ISS mission. The results are strangely beautiful and very illuminating, showing which missions astronauts took the most picture on and of what.

And some for some geek below low Earth orbit:

Geek long and prosper. @Summer_Ash

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Week in Geek: International Space Station edition

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