With deference to the genius of David Bowie, here’s Space Oddity, recorded on Station. A last glimpse of the World.
Huge thanks in the making of the video to the talented trio of Emm Gryner, Joe Corcoran and Andrew Tidby, plus Evan Hadfield and all at the CSA.
Simulate the asteroid flyby in real time.
A photograph of the Saturn and its rings, taken by the Cassini spacecraft from inside the planet’s shadow. Earth is visible in the upper right as a small dot between rings. (High Res)
Mobile Laboratory (MOLAB) or Mobile Geologic Laboratory (MGL) designed for NASA by General Motors in 1965 for NASA as a prototype, extended lunar mission vehicle.
Mars Rover Curiosity
Directed by Dan Winters [danwintersphoto.com]
Editor: John Aldrich
Sound Design & Music: Shervin Shaeri @ Mutant Jukebox
Photography: NASA JPL, Dan Winters, David Robertson, Travis Smith
Narrated by: Adam Steltzner, Miguel San Martin, Ann Devereaux, Allen Chen
That carbon monoxide one I didn’t know. That’s kinda cool, because that means NASA is the reason I am still alive…
For the first time ever a human-built vehicle is leaving the entire solar system behind. Thirty-five years ago NASA launched Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 which were designed to explore our solar system and now they’re going where we’ve never been before. We’re talking interstellar space, people. That’s defined as “the space between stars.” The whole futuristic thing? It’s arriving.
Curiosity Descent - a full-resolution version of the NASA Curiosity rover descent to Mars
You must have slept through the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s - the technological advancements like your ipod having not been possible without NASA and government funding of the sciences.