All Blog Posts Tagged 'nasa' (10)

NASA's Breathtaking Images of Space

The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center recently posted a spectacular set of images on Flickr entitled 'Gravity' in reference to the award-winning, blockbuster film Gravity known for its beautiful cinematography and imagery of space. NASA Goddard's images, however, are even more extraordinary because…


Added by Jenny Zhang on March 8, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Vintage NASA Photographs Are a Real Blast from the Past

Buzz Aldrin’s visor reflects Armstrong, Apollo 11, July 1969 It’s been over 50 years since President Kennedy declared that the United States will put a man on the moon, and a lot of exciting advancements in space exploration have taken place since then. A new exhibition at the London art gallery Breese Little titled For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964 - 1983…


Added by Sara Barnes on January 31, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NASA Releases Stunning New Images of the Earth at Night


Thanks to advances in technology, we're now able to see "unprecedented" new views of what our incredible Earth looks like at night. NASA's scientists have just unveiled these never-before-seen photos that are global composites of the Earth. In comparison to the "blue marble" image…


Added by alice on December 6, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

NASA's Intense Satellite Views of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring life-threatening flooding to the US mid-Atlantic coast and hurricane-force winds from Virginia to Massachusetts. Landfall is predicted along the southern New Jersey coast on Monday night, though most of the eastern United States will feel its fury. This includes the densely populated New York City where subways, buses and trains were shut down on Monday…


Added by alice on October 29, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

New Stamps Show Incredible Bird's-Eye-View of Earth

Whether you're an avid stamp collector or a person who appreciates aerial photography, you'll want to check out this new collection of stamps. Called Earthscapes (Forever), the sheet of 15 stamps all provide an incredible bird's-eye-view of earth. Snapped by both NASA's satellites and photographers dangling from aircrafts, these photos show our world from high above - in heights ranging from…


Added by alice on October 2, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

NASA's Incredibly Amazing Transit of Venus Photos

Though we're used to scouring the Internet, looking for the best photos of celestial happenings (see Supermoon and solar eclipse photos), for yesterday's transit of Venus we only had to look to…


Added by alice on June 6, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

NASA's HIghly Detailed Map of America's Trees

Josef Kellndorfer and Wayne Walker of the Woods Hole Research Center recently worked with the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Geological Survey to create this highly detailed map of all the trees in America. Over six years, researchers assembled the national forest map from space-based radar, satellite sensors, computer models, and a massive amount of ground-based data. The…


Added by Eugene on January 19, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Retro NASA Mission Patches

Canadian designer James White has created some very cool "unofficial" NASA patches for their newest missions. MAVEN, which stands for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, is set to launch in 2013. It will explore the planet’s upper atmosphere, ionosphere and interactions with the sun and solar wind.

The second is… Continue

Added by alice on August 12, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Match Made in Heaven

Talk about a Picture of the Day! Look closely and you won't just see the International Space Station, you'll see the first image ever of a space shuttle docked to it! Released on June 7, 2011 by NASA, this sweet portrait shows a match made in heaven!

NASA calls the Endeavour space shuttle, "the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade."

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Added by alice on June 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

The Invisible Universe is Now Visible (10 photos)

Colliding Galaxies

While NASA's Hubble is one of the largest and most well-known space telescope for astronomy, there are actually four large, powerful space-based telescope that fall under NASA's series of Great Observatories - Hubble, the now deorbited Compton Gamma Ray Observator (CGRO), Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO) and Spitzer Space Telescope… Continue

Added by alice on September 13, 2010 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

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