Tag: space

Apr 22, 2015

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, NASA released a breathtaking gallery of some of the most incredible images of our planet ever taken. The images were captured from a variety of sources including satellites, research modules and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Below you will find highlights from the jaw-dropping 76-image gallery. To see…

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Apr 13, 2015

Astronaut Takes a GoPro for a Spacewalk

Astronaut Takes a GoPro for a Spacewalk

This HD footage was taken by U.S. astronaut Terry Virts during two spacewalks (EVAs) on the International Space Station on February 25, 2015 and March 1, 2015. On EVA #30 (seen above), Virts and fellow astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore routed a series of cables in preparation for the arrival of two International Docking Adapters…

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Apr 10, 2015

SpaceX Rocket Launches in 4K Ultra HD

SpaceX Rocket Launches in 4K Ultra HD

Check out this compilation of SpaceX rocket launches in glorious 4K. If your connection is slow, toggle to 1080 HD for smoother playback.

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Apr 1, 2015

Astronauts Capture Terrifying Photos of Super Typhoon Maysak from Space

Astronauts Capture Terrifying Photos of Super Typhoon Maysak from Space

After ravaging Micronesia a few days ago, Maysak has intensified into a super typhoon and is expected to threaten the Philippines this weekend. Earlier this week Super Typhoon Maysak intensified into the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 160 mph (257 km/h). According to Weather.com, Maysak has killed at least…

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Mar 30, 2015

What March’s Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from an Airplane Window

What March’s Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from an Airplane Window

An incredible timelapse shows the shadow of the moon during the total solar eclipse that occurred on March 20, 2015. This is the view as seen from the stratosphere, in a plane flying along the umbral path. The plane was flying at an altitude of 14,000 meters (46,000 ft) at a speed of 950…

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Mar 26, 2015

How Astronauts Wash Their Hair in Space

How Astronauts Wash Their Hair in Space

Astronauts Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano demonstrate how they wash their hair while aboard the International Space Station. Two distinct approaches with the same outcome :) Space is the coolest!

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Mar 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: Earth from Mars and Mars from Earth

Picture of the Day: Earth from Mars and Mars from Earth

Left Photo NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/TAMU | Right Photo Bill Dunford In this fascinating comparison photo we see a view of Earth from Mars (as seen by NASA’s Curiosity rover) and Mars from Earth as captured by Bill Dunford. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System after…

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