Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'NASA' (2)

Viewing the Aurora from Space

Last week, we saw some amazing footage from the International Space Station as it flew over Earth. Kicking it up a notch, NASA released this stunning time-lapse video which displays the aurora in all its glory, taken from the International Space Station as it crossed over the southern Indian Ocean on September 17, 2011. The sped-up movie spans the time period from 12:22 to 12:45… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 27, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Retired Space Shuttles Dramatically Unite

Reminiscent of roughed up combat veterans reuniting, NASA's retired shuttles Discovery and Endeavour had a rare nose-to-nose encounter last week, while trading places at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

According to NASA: "The space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981 and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 16, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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