The green, featureless disk of Uranus with it’s encircling rings photographed by the Voyager 2 in 1986.
Image Credit: Nasa/Erich Karkoschka
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September 29, 2013 — The Cygnus suppy spacecraft, backdropped by a gorgeous Earth, approaches the International Space Station. (NASA)
BEFORE YOU GET THERE, YOU GOTTA GET THERE — A train engine transports a Soyuz rocket from the assembly building to the launch pad at the Baikonur complex in Kazakhstan, October 20, 2000. This rocket carried a three-man crew on the first expedition of many to the International Space Station. (NASA)
The final Space Shuttle mission separating from its Boosters
Raumstation МИР (Frieden)
hannah: Surface of Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 25th November 2005.
Image runs from 32°S 201°E about 710 km due south across the Terra Sirenum highlands to 44°S 201°E. The Sirenum Fossae run across the top of the 2nd image. The 5th and 6th images show a central section of the 300 km-wide Newton Crater, including what looks like part of the central peak complex (notice dunes, dark blue, on the left hand side).
Composite of 3 visible light images for colour, and one monochrome image for detail. Colour balance is not naturalistic.
Image credit: ESA. Composite: AgeOfDestruction.
NASA astronaut films lightning from ISS
Astronaut Reid Wiseman posted a Vine from the International Space Station today showing lightning over Houston.
Tornado warnings were issued in the Houston area earlier this afternoon but have since expired.
got me having goosebumps
he. he posted a vine. from space.
Look closely - that’s a spaceship burning up in the atmosphere. (an unmanned cargo ship, photo by Alexander Gerst)
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