Living like Soyuz or Apollo?

It stood there in the museum like an overgrown coffee machine cartridge. Of course, it wasn’t. It was the Soyuz capsule that had taken British Astronaut Tim Peake to the International Space Station and back. Blackened with the re-entry, it posed a mighty sight. Yet, after a few moments, you realise it is very small [...]

Amazing secret of the first men on the Moon

  What did the astronauts first eat on the Moon? You would think it was a NASA protein bar but it turns out to be bread and wine. This month’s edition of a space magazine tells us what actually happened on landing: “In private (Buzz) Aldrin took out a small cup, some wine, and bread [...]