May 9, 2013
The remote Antarctic research station Concordia witnessed its last sunset for over three months last Sunday. From here on they will work and live under artificial lighting as they survive and conduct research at the remotest base on Earth. Image © IPEV/PNRA–A. Litterio
April 28, 2013
These are spacecraft’s solar power panels, that look like wings, from behind, published by the European Space Agency.
March 23, 2013
This image of our Universe acquired by ESA’s Planck space telescope, was just released revealing the existence of features that challenge the foundations of our current understanding of the Universe. Is the most detailed map ever created of the cosmic microwave background, the relic radiation from the Big Bang.
February 28, 2013
This supermassive black hole, with millions to billions times the mass of our sun, lies at the heart of a galaxy called NGC 1365 and it is spinning almost as fast as Einstein’s theory of gravity will allow, nearly at the speed of light. Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech
February 4, 2013
A 3D printed base on the Moon, an ambitious project, that the European Space Agency and architectural firm Foster + Partners are now working on.
January 28, 2013
The Hypersonic SpaceLiner, developed by European Space Agency (ESA) and Germany’s Aerospace Center, allowing passengers to board in Europe and disembark 90 minutes later in Australia. Image © wikipedia
January 22, 2013
Is this an ancient river on Mars? The river-like structure in the upper part of the Reull Vallis region of Mars, is believed to have formed when running water flowed in the distant martian past. Image © ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
December 20, 2012
The Year in Space by NASA and ESA, with 2 videos looking back at 2012 in space. Curiosity has Landed, Flight of the Dragon, Antares Rolls and so much more… Watch the videos…
December 19, 2012
With this Hubble’s Heavenly Holiday Ornament, NASA/ESA celebrates the holiday season. A striking image of the planetary nebula NGC 5189. The intricate structure of the stellar eruption looks like a giant and brightly coloured ribbon in space. Larger image Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) source Hubble Space Telescope
December 12, 2012
You are looking at the reflection patterns off one of the gold-plated spare mirrors of ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope shows a side of the mission rarely seen. Image credit: ESA/Patrick Dumas/Look at Sciences