Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Space' (10)

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

Atlantis' Final Descent from the International Space Station

Last week, space shuttle Atlantis ended its final mission. This photograph, taken by the crew of the International Space Station, gives us an unprecedented view of the shuttle during its final descent path. It appears like a bean sprout against clouds and city lights. Airglow over Earth can be seen in the background. See a larger version over at… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 24, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

What an Astronaut Sees

One of the biggest perks of being an astronaut has to be the extraordinary views of Earth you get to see from space. Because of technological limitations, it used to be that only a select few people would ever get to experience this amazing spectacle. Now that we have high definition cameras, anyone with an internet connection can see our planet from the… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 7, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Space Hotel (4 pics)

A handful of global investors believe that space travel is the next big thing. Orbital Technologies, a Russian company, recently announced that it is planning to build a four-room hotel that could be launched into space by 2016.

"The tourist hub will not resemble the International Space Station: it will be comfortable inside, and tourists will view the Earth through… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 15, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Most Incredible Twitpics from Space (23 photos)

Most of us are used to seeing boring Twitpics uploaded by our friends. These images by Douglas H. Wheelock, aka Astro_Wheels, are nothing like that. In fact, while aboard the International Space Station, the NASA astronaut has arguably taken the most incredible Twitpics to date.

Regarding the uploaded photo above, he tweets: "Out over the central Atlantic,… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 10, 2010 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

Perfect for Gamers: Space Invaders Couch

Although this couch concept by Igor Chak doesn't look that comfortable, how cool would it be to have it in the game room? You could play Space Invaders while sitting on the Space Invaders couch. It's like a dream come true...…


Added by Eugene on July 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Hunting Space Invaders (2 pics)

It's Space Invader hunting season! Ryan Snieder found a couple LIFE photos from Google and Photoshopped them to create these funny 8-bit scenes. Looks like this guy knows what he's having for dinner tonight...

Ryan Snieder's Behance…


Added by Eugene on June 5, 2010 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

EADS Astrium Space Tourism - A Space Plane that Takes Off and Lands at the Airport

Space, here we come! European aerospace company, EADS Astrium (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company), has submitted its version of a suborbital tourist space plane that is capable of reaching the lower boundary of space!

The spacecraft looks like an ordinary business jet and unlike the commercial spaceship… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 4, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Thread Holograms Frozen in Space - Duvier Del Dago: Cuba

I like how Cuban artist Duvier Del Dago goes 3D with his holograms strung of thread. From the beginning, he has worked with the technique of sketching, which he has transformed throughout his career. A process of experimentation with drawing has led him to transcend the bi-dimensional nature of paper, bring it out, and endow it with new dimensions in space. The objects he freezes in space take about four days to complete.…


Added by Eugene on December 1, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Hi-Def Pics - Space Exploration and the International Space Station (11 photos)

Space is an absolutely wicked place that most of us will never visit. If we ever do get a chance though, we should all meet up at the International Space Station (ISS), which this month celebrates its 10th anniversary. In the past decade, 44 manned flights and 34 unmanned flights have carried further modules, solar arrays, support equipment, supplies and a total of 167 human beings from 15 countries to the ISS. Crew members work on a good deal of… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 25, 2008 at 11:05am — 1 Comment


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