This simulator will familiarize you with the controls of the actual interface used by NASA Astronauts to manually pilot the SpaceX Dragon 2 vehicle to the International Space Station. Successful docking is achieved when all green numbers in the center of the interface are below 0.2. Movement in space is slow and requires patience & […]
Nadieh Bremer walks us through the visualization she made for Physics Today, celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope’s 30-year anniversary. A sky map of the Hubble Space Telescope’s observations →
In honour of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing – which launched on July 16th, 1969 – Destin from SmarterEveryDay went to the NASA facility where they keep about 70% of the Moon Rocks that were ever collected (Apollo Missions 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17). The video offers us a […]
We are going to the Moon, to stay, by 2024. And this is how. Must admit I got some goosebumps while watching this …
Highly entertaining and very informative talk by space/NASA-enthousiast Bret Copeland on how to land – the now defunct – Space Shuttle … from Space.
The Project Apollo Archive is an online reference source and repository of digital images pertaining to the historic manned lunar landing program. 12,000 photos and counting. Project Apollo Archive (Flickr) → Project Apollo Archive (Facebook) → The panorama at the top of this post was assembled from several Apollo 16 photos by Maciej Winiarczyk.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Design Program is a modernist vision NASA Graphics Standards Manual →
A verifiable set of well-chosen coding rules could make critical software components more thoroughly analyzable, for properties that go beyond compliance with the set of rules itself. To be effective, though, the set of rules has to be small, and must be clear enough that it can easily be understood and remembered. The rules will […]