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A New View of the Moon

Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh took a telescope around the streets of LA and invited people to look at the Moon through it. Watching people’s reactions to seeing such a closeup view of the Moon with their own eyes, perhaps … Continue reading

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Falcon Heavy & Starman

Official SpaceX Falcon Heavy aftermovie: That synchronous landing of the boosters still amazes me.

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Manhattanhenge, New York City’s coolest sunset of the year

A few days ago the sunset in Manhattan was perfectly aligned with the east–west streets of its main street grid: The phenomenon happens only twice a year, in May and July. The nickname, coined by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist … Continue reading

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Rocket Launch 360: DeltaIV NROL-45

After having seen SpaceX successfully land their Falcon 9 rocket on a sea barge earlier this week, now comes this amazing video: 360 cameras captured one of the most powerful activities in spaceflight … launch. No human being has ever … Continue reading

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Apollo 17 in real-time

A real-time journey through the Apollo 17 mission. Relive every moment as it occurred in 1972. This is magnificent! It’s a timeshifted playback – with audio, photos, transcripts, etc. – of the events of Apollo 17, the last mission of … Continue reading

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Project Apollo Archive

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 … Continue reading

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To Scale: The Solar System

The only way to see a scale model of the solar system, is to build one.

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SpaceX Mars Travel Posters

Awesome posters by SpaceX: (via ▼)

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Hyundai : A Message to Space

Stephanie from Houston misses her astronaut father working at the International Space Station. Watch how her special message was delivered to her father in space.

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Riding Light

This animation illustrates, in realtime, the journey of a photon of light emitted from the surface of the sun and traveling across a portion of the solar system, from a human perspective.

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