Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

16 Years Of Human Life On The International Space Station Told In GIFs

The Olympic Torch had a "run" in space.

During the Olympic Torch Relay for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, astronauts Sergey Ryazanskiy and Oleg Kotov took the torch out for a spacewalk on November 9, 2013.

The Olympic Torch had a "run" in space.

NASA

Fire experiments in space.

Astronaut Reid Weisman captures a floating sphere of fire on July 18, 2014. Flex-2 experiment serves to improve engines on earth.

Fire experiments in space.

NASA

Out of this world auroras.

Astronauts admit auroras are their favourite things to see from the space station. Auroras or polar lights are the result of solar winds forming energized particles.

Out of this world auroras.

NASA

Experiencing more than one sunrise in a day.

It takes the space station 90 minutes to rotate the earth, therefore, astronauts experience 16 sunrises everyday.

Experiencing more than one sunrise in a day.

NASA

Water bubbles.

Liquids like water float in spherical form in microgravity. Once they come into contact with other objects though, the surface tension determines its shape.

Water bubbles.

NASA

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