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Olympic Torch to Spend Some Time in Space

The Olympic torch is taking a slight detour on its trip from Greece to Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Games. This Saturday, it will spend some time in space. Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy will carry the torch outside the International Space Station as they begin a six-hour maintenance mission. The torch can not be lit in the vacuum of space. And one of the cosmonauts said it is not a good idea to ignite it inside the space station. "It is not planned to...

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