Solar flares are ten million times more powerful than a volcanic explosion on earth. They increase in frequency during the solar maximum phase of the sun's 11-year cycle. This cycle is expected to peak in 2013.
A NASA official recently stated that a stolen laptop contained algorithms used to control the International Space Station. This incident is one of many breaches of NASA's security that have occurred over the past two years.
Has it always been your dream to live like an astronaut without actually going into space? Now is your chance. Scientists at Cornell and the University of Hawaii are looking for participants for a study on nutrition in space.