SpaceX Falcon 9 lands on a barge (and the Science Fiction saw the future again!)

April 8, 2016, was a historical day that marks a new milestone on humanity’s space adventure: after delivering CRS-8 cargo on its way to the International Space Station, SpaceX Falcon 9 Flight 23, the third flight of the full-thrust version landed vertically on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You over the Atlantic …

360-Degree Interactive Image of Mars

NASA has released an interactive 360-degree interactive image of Mars. You can see the red planet’s surface with your own eyes, in ultra HD! The component images of this scene were are taken at the downwind face of “Namib Dune” by the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover during the 1,197th Martian day, …

Why we should colonize Mars (and other planets and the satellites too)

Alex Kuzoian and Jessica Orwig of Business Insider have prepared a video titled “Here’s why Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars”. In the video below, we see some reasons why we should colonize Mars someday.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Earth Images Taken From the International Space Station in 2015

The astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) occasionally take photos of Earth. Some of them are really cool. Here are the top ten most beautiful Earth images taken from the International Space Station in 2015 (well, IMHO, of course).

Photographs that were taken during the Apollo program (1966-1972) now on Flickr

Thousands of (more than 9,600) photos taken by the astronauts during the Apollo Program (1966-1972) are now on the popular image and video hosting website Flickr. Network and administrative data systems specialist and Project Apollo Archive‘s creator Kipp Teague recently updated new and unprocessed versions of original NASA photo scans to the image sharing site. …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s cover of Bowie’s Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield, the former commander of the International Space Station recorded a revised cover version of David Bowie’s famous song “Space Oddity” while floating on board. The funny clip contains great views of planet Earth and nice scenes inside the space station.

Moon Transiting the Earth – EPIC View from 1 million miles

An “EPIC” animation of the Moon transiting the Earth created with actual satellite images of the far side of the moon, illuminated by the Sun. The images are taken by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four-megapixel CCD camera and telescope attached to the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). While the moon was crossing …