In Antarctica in January, 2013 – the summer at the South Pole – scientists released 20 balloons, each eight stories tall, into the air to help answer an enduring space weather question: when the giant radiation belts surrounding Earth lose material …
Artist concept of SLS launching. Image credit: NASA Original image: www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/multimedia/gallery/s… More about SLS: www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/index.html Space Launch System Flickr photoset: www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/sets/72157627559536895/ _____________________________________________ These official NASA photographs are being made available for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photographs. The photographs may not be used in materials, advertisements, [...]
I took my neice to London to see her god-mother this weekend so we took a trip into London and went on the "London Eye". It is certainly high. These are the folks in the pod next to ours just about to enter space. By: elvis_payne
Disneyland, Anaheim, CA Space Mountain is an old and very still very popular ride. It’s a roller coaster that runs completely inside a building and travels through a mostly dark path with space and star effects. Its not knowing what is coming next that makes the ride most interesting. Capturing Disney’s Aladdin with the Sony [...]
Fascinating video reconstructing the first-ever satellite brought into space, on the 4th of October 1957. It’s a six minute programme on the launching of “Sputnik” with the use of computer graphics, infographics and some archives material. This video is made available to broadcasters by the Russian news agency RIA Novosti.
FOOTAGE PROVIDED BY CHINA’S STATE BROADCASTER ON BEHALF OF THE BEIJING GOVERNMENT China on Thursday launched an experimental module to lay the groundwork for a future space station, underscoring its ambitions to become a major space power. The Tiangong-1 module was shot into space from the Jiuquan launch centre on the edge of the Gobi [...]