Tag: space

Jul 12, 2017

That Story About the Million Dollar US Space Pen and Russian Pencil is BS

That Story About the Million Dollar US Space Pen and Russian Pencil is BS

Debunking an urban legend

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Jun 23, 2017

Picture of the Day: The Pale Blue Dot (Mars Edition)

Picture of the Day: The Pale Blue Dot (Mars Edition)

Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA’s Reconnaissance Orbiter catches a view of the Curiosity rover on Mars’ surface

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Jun 14, 2017

Amazing Flyover of Jupiter Stitched from Photos Taken by the Juno Spacecraft

Amazing Flyover of Jupiter Stitched from Photos Taken by the Juno Spacecraft

In a truly collaborative effort, Sean Doran stitched photos taken by Juno, colorized by Gerald Eichstädt, with music from ‘Moonraker’ (added by Avi Solomon)

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Jan 26, 2017

Picture of the Day: Blue Marble, 2017

Picture of the Day: Blue Marble, 2017

“That’s here. That’s home. That’s us.” – Carl Sagan

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Jan 25, 2017

In 1977 Jimmy Carter Put This Note on the Voyager Spacecraft

In 1977 Jimmy Carter Put This Note on the Voyager Spacecraft

It remains the only letter in history to reach extrasolar space

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Jan 19, 2017

14 Amazing HQ Photos from SpaceX’s Successful Launch and Landing

14 Amazing HQ Photos from SpaceX’s Successful Launch and Landing

SpaceX launches 10 communication satellites into orbit before landing on their autonomous barge in the Pacific

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Dec 22, 2016

Behind the Scenes With Elon Musk When SpaceX Made its Historic Rocket Landing

Behind the Scenes With Elon Musk When SpaceX Made its Historic Rocket Landing

“Creating a self-sustaining civilization on Mars would be the greatest adventure ever” – Elon Musk

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