Tag: earth

May 3, 2021

SpaceX Crew-1 Makes Rare Nighttime Splashdown After 6.5 Hour Journey from ISS

SpaceX Crew-1 Makes Rare Nighttime Splashdown After 6.5 Hour Journey from ISS

The 4 astronauts spent 168 days in orbit logging over 71 million miles!

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Apr 29, 2021

In 1969 Michael Collins Took This Photo of Every Single Human But Himself

In 1969 Michael Collins Took This Photo of Every Single Human But Himself

Rest in peace Mr. Collins

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Mar 24, 2021

Astronaut Mike Hopkins is Sharing Photos from his Window Seat and They’re Incredible

Astronaut Mike Hopkins is Sharing Photos from his Window Seat and They’re Incredible

Skygazing… from above

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Mar 16, 2021

In 2008, a Japanese Orbiter Captured this ‘Earth-Rise’ from the Far Side of the Moon

In 2008, a Japanese Orbiter Captured this ‘Earth-Rise’ from the Far Side of the Moon

Can you imagine being an astronaut on the Moon and witnessing this?

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Jul 8, 2020

How the Ancient Greeks Figured Out the Earth wasn’t Flat (and solved the circumference too)

How the Ancient Greeks Figured Out the Earth wasn’t Flat (and solved the circumference too)

Carl Sagan explains how the ancient Greeks knew the Earth was round and calculated its circumference over 2,000 years ago.

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Jul 7, 2020

Just a Beautiful Photo of Earth Taken in 1967 from 18,000 km Away

Just a Beautiful Photo of Earth Taken in 1967 from 18,000 km Away

Taken from an altitude of 18,000 km by an automatic camera aboard Apollo 4

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Jun 15, 2020

This is What a Sunset on Earth Looks Like From Space

This is What a Sunset on Earth Looks Like From Space

Photo by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst

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Jun 8, 2020

If You Stabilize the Sky Instead of the Ground You Get Surreal Views of Earth Like This

If You Stabilize the Sky Instead of the Ground You Get Surreal Views of Earth Like This

Astrophotographer Bartosz Wojczyński created this fascinating timelapse of the Earth’s rotation

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Oct 3, 2019

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

I love how elegantly a simple visualization can explain concepts like these

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Sep 16, 2019

Something Quite Familiar Lurks in the Deepest Darkest Depths of the Ocean

Something Quite Familiar Lurks in the Deepest Darkest Depths of the Ocean

But of course

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