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Space Shuttle Launch Viewed From An Airplane

Video of Thursday's liftoff, which software developer Neil Monday shot with his iPhone through the window of a commercial airplane flying out of Florida's Orlando International... Read more


  • Spiral Galaxy's Glowing Newborn Stars

    Spiral Galaxy's Glowing Newborn Stars

    New Hubble photo! A stunning display of newborn stars studding a galaxy like bright blue jewels. The spiral galaxy is NGC 2841. It lies in the constellation Urs... Read more

    The 18 February 2011 by   Kovmil
  • How Big is the Universe?


    Our Universe. How big is it? It is for sure an enormous place! That's not secret. What stay for discussion is just how enormous it is. Read more

    The 09 February 2011 by   Kovmil
  • Mars 500 Crew Landing on Fake Mars

    Mars Crew Landing Fake

    Mars500 crewmembers testing their spacesuits out before a simulated journey to the Martian surface. IBMP/ Oleg Voloshin An international crew of six volunteers ... Read more

    The 14 February 2011 by   Kovmil
  • Valentine's Day Gift From Space

    Valentine's Gift From Space

    Rings of gold are precious for sure, but what can you say about this? Absolutely stunning! NASA released the black hole ring photo, yesterday on Feb. 9. Read more

    The 13 February 2011 by   Kovmil
  • Robonaut 2 (R2)

    Robonaut (R2)

    Robonaut 2, will make its television debut on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb 6, 2011. Millions of viewers will be able to watch the state-of-the-art robot during a... Read more

    The 05 February 2011 by   Kovmil
  • Spacewalk


    Mission Control in Houston woke the space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station crews at 6:23 a.m. EST to the song "Oh What a Beautiful... Read more

    The 28 February 2011 by   Kovmil
  • Clouds Come and Go

    It’s always interesting to see things from different points of… time. Things that normally happen slowly can reveal surprises when sped up. Read more

    The 21 February 2011 by   Jerry At Ays
  • First Ever STEREO Images of the Entire Sun

    Date: February 6, 2011: It's official: The sun is a sphere! On Feb. 6th, NASA's twin STEREO probes moved into position on opposite sides of the sun, and now... Read more

    The 08 February 2011 by   Kovmil

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