Bob Thirsk, a Canadian astronaut who is a flight engineer on his sixth mission at the space station, says that the polar ice caps have melted noticably since he was last in space 12 years ago.Redorbit.com reported: "It's a very thin veil of atmosphere around the Earth that keeps us alive," Thirsk said during an in-flight news conference. "Most of the time when I look out the window, I'm in awe.” “But there are some effects of the human destruction of the Earth as well."He admits that it is...Read Full Story
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