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A 21-year-old from New Plymouth will be the first Kiwi in space after winning the trip of a lifetime (took flight into space, rather than working/living there)

A 21-year-old from New Plymouth will be the first Kiwi in space after winning the trip of a lifetime (took flight into space, rather than working/living there)

Already tested as a cargo carrier, the Dragon spacecraft can also be fitted out to shuttle passengers to low orbit and to the International Space Station. See how SpaceX's Dragon capsules work in this SPACE.com infographic.

Already tested as a cargo carrier, the Dragon spacecraft can also be fitted out to shuttle passengers to low orbit and to the International Space Station. See how SpaceX's Dragon capsules work in this SPACE.com infographic.

The First Instagram From Space Is Of An Astronaut In A Firefly T-Shirt---this needed to be shared

The First Instagram From Space Is Of An Astronaut In A Firefly T-Shirt---this needed to be shared

Back in May 2014, the UK Space Agency — launched competition for school children between the ages of 7 and 14 to design a British-inspired, balanced and exciting meal for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to eat during his 6 month mission to the International Space Station (ISS).  The winning contestants will be invited to develop their ideas further with celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, and these ideas will be turned into real space food that will be launched to the ISS.

Back in May 2014, the UK Space Agency — launched competition for school children between the ages of 7 and 14 to design a British-inspired, balanced and exciting meal for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to eat during his 6 month mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The winning contestants will be invited to develop their ideas further with celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, and these ideas will be turned into real space food that will be launched to the ISS.

EXPIRED - Enter to win "Founders Ticket" to space on XCOR's Lynx spacecraft to experience this life changing journey ◦ Exclusive status as XCOR's "Founding Astronaut" ◦ 4g simulator training program ◦ Hotel accommodations and roundtrip travel to the spaceport. Ends December 1, 2014

EXPIRED - Enter to win "Founders Ticket" to space on XCOR's Lynx spacecraft to experience this life changing journey ◦ Exclusive status as XCOR's "Founding Astronaut" ◦ 4g simulator training program ◦ Hotel accommodations and roundtrip travel to the spaceport. Ends December 1, 2014

Tomorrowland. I laughed way too hard at this. Is she a character at Dland or a mom who doesn't give a shit if her kids can't breath? (I actually know the answer, no need to tell me)

Tomorrowland. I laughed way too hard at this. Is she a character at Dland or a mom who doesn't give a shit if her kids can't breath? (I actually know the answer, no need to tell me)

On top of the world: German astronaut Alexander Gerst on the international space station celebrates by putting an extra star on his shirt

On top of the world: German astronaut Alexander Gerst on the international space station celebrates by putting an extra star on his shirt

Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser hopes it will soon take astronauts to & from the Space Station...8/2014

Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser hopes it will soon take astronauts to & from the Space Station...8/2014

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