Space

Space: the raddest frontier. Home to lightsabers, the Na'vi, and a whole planet that serves as Jeff Goldblum's red light district. What's not to love! Is it the billionaires in space? Yeah, nobody likes babysitting the billionaires in space. Nah, we're here to talk about cool stuff, like how growing up reading what our dads called “too many” sci-fi books might solve real problems. Or how it seems like space researchers are horror movie fans, just like us. 

But maybe cool your jets on intergalactic planetary living for now (you've probably got space travel all wrong anyway). Humanity might be on the cusp of a new age of space travel, but we enough scary facts about space to keep us groundbound, for now. Plus, we're particular about our tools. That said, we are creatures of the internet—put cats in space, and we'll be right there with them.

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The 6 Weirdest Dangers of Space Travel

When mankind finally makes the big leap from Earth to space, it's probably not going to be the time-warping black holes or mouth-raping aliens that do him in. In fact, tomorrow's astronauts will be on the lookout for dangers that are laughably mundane.

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5 Soviet Space Programs That Prove Russia Was Insane

The thing about the Iron Curtain is that we'll never fully know what crazy shit went on behind it during the Cold War. And that's too bad, because the little hints that leak out really make it look like these people just did not give a shit.

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7 Bizarre Sounds From Outer Space

In space, nobody can hear you scream. Oh, not because sound doesn't exist there; you'd just get drowned out by the god damn racket all that stoic-looking cosmic stuff is making.

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