In the video below, published by NASA Johnson channel and titled “Down to Earth – Black Velvet of Space”, former NASA astronaut William “Bill” McArthur describes how his worldview has been shifted during his time in space.
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Astronaut Christina Koch broke the “longest spaceflight by a woman” record
On December 28, 2019, NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) Christina Koch broke the record for “longest spaceflight by a woman”.
An Astronaut’s Christmas Carol – Jewel in the Night (New video by Chris Hadfield)
Retired astronaut (the first Canadian to walk in space), former commander of the International Space Station (ISS), musician, engineer, and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot Chris Hadfield published a new music video: “An Astronaut’s Christmas Carol – Jewel in the Night”.
10 Most Beautiful Earth Photos Taken From the International Space Station in 2019
Here are the top 10 most beautiful Earth photos taken by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the orbiting laboratory, in 2019. Which one is your favorite? Or if your favorite image was not listed here, please leave a comment below. To see all images taken from the International Space Station and published …
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Space Shuttle Atlantis meets Mir: amazing 1995 photo
An amazing historic photo of the Space Shuttle Atlantis still connected to Russia’s Mir Space Station. It was taken on July 4, 1995, by the Mir-19 crew.
SpaceX Dragon – an unreal shot
On May 4, 2019, the American space company SpaceX launched its 17th contracted cargo resupply mission (SpaceX CRS17, also known as SpX-17) to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, carrying 2,482 kg (5,472 lb) of cargo. You can watch the launch at 15:00 in the video at the end of this …
Earth’s atmosphere is leaking and NASA is sending rockets to understand how
Earth’s atmosphere is leaking: around 90 tonnes of material escapes and streams out into space from our planet’s upper atmosphere every single day. To understand this escape, NASA launches rockets into space. The space agency also sends scientists to a tiny Arctic town named Ny-Ålesund (English: New Alesund) on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard, …
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Aurora touches sunrise – amazing video
A short but amazing video showing both an aurora and sunrise from the International Space Station (ISS), published by the NASA Johnson channel.
Apollo 12 and its destination (Moon) in the same photo
NASA has published a beautiful photo of Apollo 12 at the launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39. This historic image, taken on October 28, 1969 (50 years ago) frames the Apollo 12 spacecraft atop the mighty Saturn V rocket and its destination, the Moon, in a single photo.
NASA’s Solar System and Beyond Poster Set – You can download and print for free!
You can download and print NASA’s “Solar System and Beyond” Poster Set for free. The posters are best printed on 11”x17” paper.