International Space Station http://www.kplu.org en Dessert in space: Not so bad! http://www.kplu.org/post/dessert-space-not-so-bad <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="248" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Pwv6Hcn-0HY?rel=0" width="440"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The food’s not so bad,” says Canadian astronaut Chris </span>Hadfield<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, commander of the International Space Station.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hadfield shared video of himself enjoying a post-lunch dessert of chocolate pudding cake and coffee.</span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:43:47 +0000 Martha Kang 8608 at http://www.kplu.org Aboard Space Station, 'every day is Earth Day' http://www.kplu.org/post/aboard-space-station-every-day-earth-day <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“One quick look at our planet reminds me of the importance of Earth Day,” says Col. Chris </span>Hadfield<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Canadian astronaut serving as commander of the International Space Station.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hadfield has taken many a looks at our planet, taking photos and sharing snapshots of various corners of our planet, <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/photos-seattle-seen-space">including our own</a>.</span></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:33:57 +0000 Martha Kang 8499 at http://www.kplu.org Aboard Space Station, 'every day is Earth Day' Photos: Seattle, as seen from space http://www.kplu.org/post/photos-seattle-seen-space <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It appears the Seattle area is just as picturesque when seen from afar.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Canadian Space Agency astronaut Col. Chris </span>Hadfield<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has been wowing us Earthlings&nbsp;with snapshots of all corners of the Earth as seen from the International Space Station.&nbsp;</span></p><p>And on Saturday, it was Seattle's turn to shine in the spotlight. Hadfield shared two photos of the Puget Sound area.</p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 21:36:21 +0000 Martha Kang 8333 at http://www.kplu.org Photos: Seattle, as seen from space What happens if you cry in space? http://www.kplu.org/post/what-happens-if-you-cry-space <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Well, the tears don’t fall. And you’ll want a handkerchief, says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris </span>Hadfield<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It just forms a ball on my eyes,” he says. “So if you keep crying, you’re just going to end up with a bigger and bigger ball of water in your eye.”</span></p><p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Martha Kang 8327 at http://www.kplu.org What happens if you cry in space?