94 posts tagged space
Director Alfonso Cuaron is back with a teaser for Gravity, his first film since Children of Men. Watch it here.
It is Really Sad
When she was five years old her father was murdered by a drunken astronaut on a roller coaster in Tennessee. When she was seven years old her mother was murdered by a drunken magician on a ferris wheel in Nebraska. She now spends her weekends in a cheap astronaut costume performing lackluster escape acts in California.
Photo Story by Tanner Blog
Houston - We have a Problem !
30th August 1983: - Lightning over Challenger
We Are Not Alone …
In this rare image taken on July 19, 2013, the wide-angle camera on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame. The Earth, which is 1.44 billions kilometers away in this image, appears as a blue dot in center right; the Moon can be seen as a fainter protrusion off its right side.
We Are Not Alone
The pair of bright star-like features in the upper panel are not stars at all, but the Earth and Moon! Messenger was at a distance of 98 million kilometers (61 million miles) from Earth when this picture was taken.
Between Night and Day
Astronaut Andre Kuipers took this image of solar panels glinting in space. He wrote, “For days we’ve been flying along the border between night and day. Beautiful.” The image was taken June 8, 2012.Credit: ESA/NASA
Look closely and you’ll see two moving objects in this footage. The most obvious one is a meteor however, more subtly in the middle towards the top right, there’s a small object moving slowly up and that is a fuselage of a Russian rocket breaking up in the upper atmosphere.
In November of 1969, Apollo 12 astronaut-photographer Charles “Pete” Conrad recorded this masterpiece while documenting colleague Alan Bean’s lunar soil collection activities on the Oceanus Procellarum.
Uranus - Neptun
What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon.Space artist Ron Miller has created a series of images that illustrate the sizes of the other planets in our solar system in a way that makes them a bit more accessible, showing what they would look like if they were 240,000 miles away — the approximate distance of the moon from the Earth.