Space

Artist sends a Bonzai to Space

Bonsai to Space

50 year old bonzai tree send to space with a weather balloon, by Japanese artist Azuma Makoto, for Exobiotanica project.

By |July 22, 2014|Categories: Modern Art, Space|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DARPA XS-1 Spaceplane concept

XS-1 Spaceplane

DARPA created its Experimental XS-1 Spaceplane program for more routine, responsive and affordable space operations.   Watch the video…

By |July 18, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Robot with Smartphone to test 3-D Mapping inside Space Station

Robot for 3-D Mapping inside Space Station

This NASA prototype free-flying space robot equipped with a smartphone, known as Smart SPHERES, will test free-flying 3-D mapping and navigation inside the Space Station.   Image © NASA/Ames

By |July 10, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most powerful rocket in history

Space Launch System- SLS

The most powerful rocket in America’s history will be NASA’s Space Launch System, or SLS. The flexible design of this advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle will meet a variety of crew and cargo mission needs.

By |July 7, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Water Vapor animations over Oceans

Water Vapor animations

Scientists using GOES satellite air temperature data, know where water vapor is in the atmosphere, one of many factors forecasters use to identify weather features.

By |July 1, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena, Space|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

First Nasa’s saucer-shaped vehicle successful test

NASA's LDSD

The saucer-shaped craft is designed to enable astronauts to land on the surface of Mars, was launched from stratosphere by balloon into Earth’s atmosphere.   Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

By |June 30, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Rover drives under Alaska’s ice

Rover under Alaska's ice

NASA remote pilots an untethered rover under Alaska‘s ice, in a first-time success. An unmanned vehicle that may be explore the icy oceans of Jupiter‘s moon Europa.   Watch the video…

By |June 28, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Anniversary Selfie from Mars

Selfie from Mars

Curiosity Self-Portrait to mark the first full Martian year of the NASA’s rover on the Red planet, on June 24th.

By |June 27, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Huge balloons can take you to the edge of space

Balloons for the edge of space (5)

Huge balloons will take you to the edge of space, to view the curvature of Earth below, at the third of the cost of Virgin Galactic.    Watch the video…

By |June 25, 2014|Categories: Aviation, Space|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Brazil at Night

Brazil

The World Cup is being hosted by Brazil for the first time since 1950. As shown in the image above, Brazil stretches more than 4,000 kilometers (2500 miles) from north to south and from east to west.

By |June 24, 2014|Categories: Space, Sports|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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