During STS-114 (the first “Return to Flight” Space Shuttle mission following the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster), the rendezvous pitch maneuver was performed by Commander Eileen Collins shortly before docking with the ISS at 11:18 UTC on July 28, 2005, when Space Shuttle Discovery was photographed by Commander Sergei Krikalev and Flight Engineer John L. Phillips, […]
If you’ve ever tried to surf, you know full well how exhilarating and challenging of an endeavor it can be. It may look easy enough on YouTube, but when you’re out there on the water, learning how to catch and ride even a small wave takes a whole lot of practice.
Unfortunately, practice doesn’t come easy if […]
Originally created as a video installation for the Vindolanda Museum at Hadrians Wall on the English / Scottish border . Exhibition design by Studio MB.
Designed and produced by Blair Harrower at ISO.
It’s starting to look a lot like springtime on the International Space Station. There’s a small garden of zinnia plants spreading their green leaves inside the VEG-01 mini-greenhouse, way up in orbit around Earth.
Astronauts don’t get a lot of access to fresh, green things. Mostly they get mushed-up spinach in a bag. The VEG-01 module […]
Brilliance isn’t easy, but we think we’ve hot upon a recipe. Take one of the most free-spirited, creative snowboarders on the planet, hook him up with some generous and knowledgeable sponsors, stick him on a mountain, and bake for 20 minutes.
The park layout is a mind-boggling mix of features and hits that act as a […]
How are these sculptures actually made?
First off, the sand used is usually not the beach sand for commercial sand castles. Beach sand has the chance of having too much variance in sand grain size and impurities like shells and cigarette butts. Fine grain filtered sand is shipped to the location.
Secondly, a wooden form is built […]
In an attempt to better understand exactly what happens as a bee grows from an egg into an adult insect, photographer Anand Varma teamed up with the bee lab at UC Davis to film the first three weeks of a bee’s life in unprecedented detail, all condensed into a 60-second clip.