A look at some of the 88 constellations in the sky which are arrangements of stars that form a picture or symbol. Also how ancient civilizations developed and used them for navigation and exploration.
A model of Explorer 1, the first artificial satellite launched by the United States, on display in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. In 1954, U.S. scientists and military officials decided to try to launch an artificial satellite during the International Geophysical Year (which ran from July 1957 to June 1958). On [...]
I would like to present one of my latest projects which has been on and off for some time, Thorgir the Forgeworld Venerable Dreadnought painted for my Space Wolves army. Firstly I would like to add that this dreadnought would not have turned out the way it was without the influences of the Dreadnought done [...]
Fires in East Falkland Island in the South Atlantic Ocean are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 15 crewmember on the International Space Station. The Falkland Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, referred to by Argentina (which also claims the islands) as the Islas Malvinas. The main islands of East [...]
In Loving Memory of Zecharia Sitchin 7/11/1920 – 10/9/2010, and his Contribution to Extraterrestrial Research. In a set of 6000-year-old stone tablets, the Sumerians of Mesopotamia vividly describe cataclysmic planetary events which billions of years ago gave our solar system it’s current configuration, fashioning our own planet in the process. Sumerian records also mention advanced [...]
Editor’s note: obviously this isn’t an image of Earth, but it’s a beautiful shot of the International Space Station, which has been providing us with all these beautiful images of our planet. It deserves to take a little bow! The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on [...]