The Logistics of the International Space Station

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  • Published on Apr 16, 2019
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Comments • 2 043

  • I’m From Iowa
    I’m From Iowa 4 days ago

    Wait, how are they getting WiFi in a SPACE STATION?

  • Xenemous
    Xenemous 8 days ago

    I watched the ad so this guy gets more cash... he deserves it!

  • Trish Littlejohn
    Trish Littlejohn 8 days ago

    "nasa spends 29000 dollars on shipping"
    amazon:hold my beer

  • Trish Littlejohn
    Trish Littlejohn 8 days ago

    person:man ur an astronaut, thats so cool, so what r u doing today
    astronaut:tasting food

  • Титус Манович

    4:36 thats terry virts. I went to high school with his son mathew and got to meet him a couple times. Super smart guy. We used to always ask him to help us with our physics homework and he usually knew what to do. Crazy seeing him in youtube video.

  • AlexisBubba15
    AlexisBubba15 10 days ago

    Just use kilos

  • Lev Korsun
    Lev Korsun 11 days ago

    do u have to put russia down every time u mention them?

  • N I C K
    N I C K 11 days ago

    2:55 pretty yummy

  • Bifocal Gaming
    Bifocal Gaming 12 days ago

    All i have to say is eve online

  • Alfons Rasmus
    Alfons Rasmus 13 days ago

    I have watched this video probably around 10 times but it's so well made and so interesting i have came back to it every few months. Well done Wendover team

  • Scott FW
    Scott FW 13 days ago

    Pizza night on space station looks like edible flying saucers! :D At 2:52 and after.

  • Sled Splat
    Sled Splat 13 days ago

    Imagine not nuttin for 6 months

    • I’m From Iowa
      I’m From Iowa 4 days ago

      Sled Splat imagine the temptation of not watching PornHub in space....you know cause people have needs.

  • friend7
    friend7 19 days ago

    Doritos and coke please.

  • Justin Moore
    Justin Moore 20 days ago

    I am the injured dog that gets put down. I am relieved I am not the center of the story. I can have some peace.

  • Chris Boyer
    Chris Boyer 20 days ago

    “Space is still at a premium though”
    Wonderful

  • Scribbli Chheery
    Scribbli Chheery 20 days ago

    And they said Michelin-star restaurants were expensive

  • Bijan Izadi
    Bijan Izadi 21 day ago

    Astronauts can have a couple fruit as a snack

  • Bijan Izadi
    Bijan Izadi 21 day ago +2

    Just survive off astronaut ice cream

  • This is Patrick
    This is Patrick 22 days ago

    The most ridiculous space station incident imo is when (I think it was the Soviet Mir station?) almost short circuited their entire electrical system because of flying breadcrumbs and pencil graphite dust.

  • MAC AND CHEESE
    MAC AND CHEESE 23 days ago +1

    If only we had efficient SSTO tech. Would really cut shipping costs

  • CONstitution
    CONstitution 25 days ago

    NASA needs to up their game.



    Amazon is over here with next day delivery.

  • Eric Paul Goldie
    Eric Paul Goldie 25 days ago

    160 Billion for a Space Station is cheap, the USA tax payers borrowed more than 2 Trillion Dollars to fight two wars (Iraq and Afghanistan) At least with the Space Station there are many positive benefits for the whole of humanity, while the debt for the Wars will take generations to repay and may have been better used in the Education or Health systems.

  • Aguboy
    Aguboy 26 days ago

    Don’t you guys hate it when your pizza floats away?

  • Russ Logan
    Russ Logan 26 days ago

    All filmed in a studio and a vomit commit iss mock up. Science fiction theater at it's best

  • Kicapan Manis
    Kicapan Manis 27 days ago +1

    10:12 They make so much effort in keeping them safe and psychologically positive - then they go show them The Last Jedi..............🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Just Fun
    Just Fun 27 days ago

    But since a some of Internet send to satellites
    Want to get way better Wi-Fi?

  • Sukhmon Sultan
    Sukhmon Sultan 27 days ago

    it's called "ROCKET SCIENCE". 2001th... my comment counts....

  • James Cochran
    James Cochran 28 days ago +1

    Watching Gravity on the ISS would be like watching a disaster movie that is set in your house. if your house was the most expensive thing built by man and surrounded by an sea of nothingness.

  • TheHypedDude
    TheHypedDude 29 days ago

    But can it run Crisis?

  • Sk8 And destroy
    Sk8 And destroy 29 days ago

    Who pays for this shit

  • 122 mm BR-471B Stalinium projectile

    I like how Russia uses cans to store food, because a couple thousand liters of extra propellant doesn't matter.

  • Bukky McGriddle
    Bukky McGriddle 29 days ago

    lol imagine drinking $250,000 water, i can never

  • Ggitko Network-Official

    Aircraft ≠ Spacecraft

  • Alfons Rasmus
    Alfons Rasmus Month ago

    Ummmm why did the Columbia disaster have anything to do with food supplie, it blew up in the atmosphere on the way down?

  • myHuge249
    myHuge249 Month ago

    tfw the iss has faster internet than your house

  • Loris Martino Perfetto

    Little note....meatballs DON'T GO with spaghetti. AT ALL

  • Judd palmer
    Judd palmer Month ago

    I thought UPS was expensive.

  • James Sawyer
    James Sawyer Month ago

    What I’ve learned from media is nasa overdoes things.

  • murkywater adminssions

    i bet the russian suppilers give out loads and i mean *LOADS* of vodka to everyone on the ISS
    while the Americans gives out loads of....burgers....

  • Mikee 1234444
    Mikee 1234444 Month ago

    Imagine how scary it would be to watch Alien in the space station.

  • Potatoes are good
    Potatoes are good Month ago

    I mean according to NASA it’s $10,000/kg to get into orbit, so you’re off by a factor of like 12.

  • Erick Cisneros
    Erick Cisneros Month ago

    Imagine vomiting in space...it would be so bad...

  • Noth Ing
    Noth Ing Month ago

    "It helps developing cancer treatments"

    And, how many times have I heard that line? 100+, yet my 40 year old grandma died of cancer..

    Nothing can treat cancer, its all a money grab

    • Mattias Johannessen
      Mattias Johannessen Month ago

      The money grab is way too true, but fact is that you are far more likely to survive cancer now than just a few years ago. The problem is that people do not take cancer symptoms seriously. If you suddenly experience severe stomach pain, nausea, and severe coughing for weeks on end, what would you do? I find it scary that alot of people brush these symptoms off as just a cold, or some other minor disease. Very few people care to think that these symptoms can be a sign of something far more serious.
      Cancer can be treated, but it must be detected as soon as possible. Weeks can be the difference between survival, and the cancer spreading and taking your life.

  • George Scott
    George Scott Month ago

    great video very informative

  • Bert Will
    Bert Will 2 months ago

    How come they haven't found any alien yet

  • Bert Will
    Bert Will 2 months ago

    Space station: time to grow potatoes

  • Lol Avocado
    Lol Avocado 2 months ago +1

    I sound exactly like half as interesting😂

  • William R
    William R 2 months ago

    The U.S. needs to stop wasting money on that High School science experiment(ISS) and let it burn up in the atmosphere.

  • Forrest sos
    Forrest sos 2 months ago +2

    Watching a space station horror movie on the international space station seems quite fun.

  • matt4825
    matt4825 2 months ago

    Loved it! Really interesting. Thank you.

  • agentgingerman
    agentgingerman 2 months ago

    Fun fact: only the Americans use the recycled water for food and drink , the Russians refuse to use it for some reason... No idea why though

  • Mister Feola
    Mister Feola 2 months ago

    We know what you ment during the water explanation.

  • bosshoss69lee
    bosshoss69lee 2 months ago

    What an extreme and grotesque waste of money!

    • Mattias Johannessen
      Mattias Johannessen 2 months ago

      You have clearly not read anything about how the iss benefits humanity.

  • Zurtron D
    Zurtron D 2 months ago

    I just realized it’s been exactly 19 years since the ISS had humans on permanentLy

  • carlos cardoso uchia
    carlos cardoso uchia 3 months ago

    more videos about ISS...

  • sumerbc
    sumerbc 3 months ago

    There are no Alien on the ISS. It's because we blew it out of the gosh dang Airlock!!!

  • Steve Griffiths
    Steve Griffiths 3 months ago +1

    Under weightlessness ..how would a pregnant person handle a zero-gravity pregnancy. How would a fetus in the womb behave under those conditions? When will the first human-being be born in space?.. Who will the first folk to have sex up there? . Just a few questions to ponder...

  • weston407
    weston407 3 months ago

    they burn trash just like charlie kelly

  • PrincessKait1
    PrincessKait1 3 months ago

    sooooo I take it amazon prime gives them that annoying 'estimated delivery between oct 17 and November 17' window

  • DaDa啊達啦
    DaDa啊達啦 3 months ago

    I bet the Chinese can ship it for free.