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