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

Spectacular Long Exposure Taken from Space



Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit created this magnificent image by combining 18 long-exposure digital images taken with a camera mounted inside the International Space Station (ISS) on March 16, 2012. The streaks of psychedelic colors show the passage of cities below the ISS, airglow in Earth's atmosphere and the circling motion of stars. Even more amazing, the bright blotches lined…

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Added by Eugene on May 27, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

NASA's Infrared Sky Comprised of 2.7 Million Images



NASA recently unveiled a new atlas and catalog of the entire infrared sky, which includes more than a half billion stars, galaxies and other objects captured by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission. It is comprised of more than 2.7 million images taken at four infrared wavelengths of light,…

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Added by Eugene on March 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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