The first weather observation satellite [TIROS-1] was launched on April 1, 1960

On April 1, 1960, the world’s first weather observation satellite (TIROS-1) was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It became operational for 78 days, despite the mission duration being 90 days.

EOSDA Launched The First Agriculture-Focused Satellite Of The EOS SAT Constellation

EOS Data Analytics is a company, developing technological solutions and providing geospatial data analytics worldwide. Founded by Dr. Max Polyakov, the company applies years of experience and deep technical knowledge to provide reliable and valuable data for agriculture and more than 20 sectors. The solutions created by EOSDA help to make effective business decisions and …

The first photo of Earth from space [October 24, 1946]

The first photo of Earth from space was taken by a captured German V-2 rocket (V2 #13) on October 24, 1946. The rocket was launched from the White Sands Missile Range carrying a 35mm motion picture camera onboard. The camera also recorded the first footage of Earth from space, snapping an image every second and …

Mount Everest from space [5 most amazing NASA photos]

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. Its summit is 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet) above sea level. Naturally, It looks amazing from space, and as a result, many astronauts took its photos during their journeys. Here are the top 5 most amazing photos of Mount Everest from space, published by NASA.

The first photo of Earth from space taken by a person (August 6, 1961)

On August 6, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov took the first photo of Earth from space taken by a person. It was also the first color image of Earth from space. Titov became the first photographer from space. This spaceflight was the first crewed spaceflight lasting over 24 hours. Titov was also the first to …

The first television picture of Earth from space [April 1, 1960]

On April 1, 1960, NASA’s TIROS-1 (Television Infrared Observation Satellites-1), the first weather satellite was launched from Cape Kennedy and captured the first television picture of Earth from space.

Astronaut Mark Vande Hei answers social media questions about his record-breaking spaceflight

On March 30, 2020, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned to Earth after 355 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS). He broke the record for the longest spaceflight by an American astronaut. In a video published by the NASA Johnson channel, Vande Hei answers social media questions on March 10 and reflects on his …