Someone sent me an email that had this list of 75 of the most amazing pictures I’ve ever seen. I searched and figured out they were from Twisted Sifter who curates a list of the coolest images they find. At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, […]
NASA had an ambitious plan back in the 1970’s to colonize space with 10,000 people. This strategy was spelled out in a video dug up from the NASA archives. And of course, that video has made its way to YouTube and this blog for you to watch. Check out the detailed plans of a space […]
For some reason, I found myself laughing when I read that Iran’s latest advancement in their space program was to send a monkey into space. And not just any monkey can make the cut – they (being Iran) are testing out five monkeys to see which one will board a Kavoshgar-5 rocket and blast into […]
Space Shuttle Atlantis readies for final voyage. The six astronauts — all men — waved and shook their fists as they headed to the launch pad at mid-morning. The 12 day mission is the last one for Atlantis. Only two flights remain after this one, by Endeavor and Discovery. The Obama administration has called for an end to the […]
Eyjafjallajokul, the volcano in Iceland with the unpronounceable name, is once again demonstrating to the world the impact that volcanism can have on the world’s weather. Flights in Spain, West Asia, and North Africa were cancelled when the volcano began again spewing ash into the atmosphere, as seen in the image below: And in this […]
Hubble Telescope: Images, Pictures, & Video Today is the 20th Anniversary of The Hubble Telescope launch from NASA. Google found this day to be worthy of a Google Hubble Telescope Logo. The images that come from the Hubble Telescope are nothing short of fascinating and brilliant. The Hubble Telescope is able to take images of […]
Hubble Telescope Google Logo, Celebrates 20th Anniversary The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 20th anniversary Saturday and NASA has released a new photograph from the orbiting observatory of a cosmic pillar of gas and dust piled high in the Carina Nebula galaxy.