Thursday, August 30, 2018

[OC] The newly completed NASA SLS Mobile Launcher rolls down the crawlerway, alongside the KSC Saturn Causeway, on its maiden trip atop the refurbished Crawler Transporter to Pad 39B for fit check and pad tests. SpaceX Pad 39A is seen in the background. (Album in comments) [8256x5504]


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A member of the Expedition 56 crew currently onboard the International Space Station took this nighttime image of Java, Indonesia's largest island. [5011 x 3341]


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This photo of Earth was taken by a human [4600x4400]


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The SLS MLP is on the move!! [OC] [4500X2000]


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A powerful electrical storm created an eerie tapestry of light in the skies near Launch Complex 39A in the hours preceding the launch of STS-8. - August 30, 1983 [2190 x 2824]


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One of the last photograph of the iconic Shipwreck of inverness before he was burned [3667x4584]


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Launched on August 30, 2012, the two Van Allen Probes operate in the Van Allen Radiation Belt suffering the harsh conditions they are studying. The Van Allen Probes were built to withstand the constant bombardment of particles and radiation they experience in this intense area of space.[4200x2364]


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Orbiter Discovery is poised on Launch Pad 39A as the sun sets the evening prior to its maiden launch. Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-41D) was successfully launched at 8:41 a.m. August 30, 1984, after two failed attempts in June. [2951 x 4599]


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NASA's eighth space shuttle launch lights up the Florida sky at 2:32 a.m. (EDT), Aug. 30, 1983. The space shuttle Challenger's third flight is the first to have its beginnings in darkness. Five astronauts and an assortment of experiments are aboard the reusable vehicle. [3565 x 2911]


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Stargazing from the Boardwalk [OC] [5186x3457]


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Wide-field view of the sky around the Thor’s Helmet Nebula [3819 x 4000]


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The stellar sky took on 29.08 [OC] [4640x3480]


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The NGC 6914 Complex 💃 [2000 × 1179]


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Galaxy through glass [2048x2048]


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Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s North [1600 x 999]


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The Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility, designed to train astronauts to regain control of a tumbling spacecraft. (1959) [3000 x 2400]


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STS-132 Atlantis - Night before launch [7629x3147] [OC]


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Space Shuttle Discovery sits on Launch Pad 39A prior to the launch of its STS-41D mission. Scheduled to launch on June 26, 1984, the launch was aborted due to a hydrogen fire on the launch pad. This was the first launch pad abort of the Shuttle Program. [2951 x 4599]


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JPL supplied view of Neptune, taken by Voyager II from Aug 17-26 1989 [7220 x 5691]


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Hubble’s Galaxy Cluster Cornucopia [2960 x 2230]


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Unfiltered image of the Moon on 28 Aug 18, Carolina Beach [OC] [4288x2416]


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51% moon as seen on 18 Aug 2018 [OC] [1195x1347]


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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Foggy full moon over Angel Island, California, USA, 2018.08.26 [OC] [5010x2818]


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One of the last photograph of the iconic Shipwreck of inverness before he was burned [3667x4584] [OC]


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July 27th, 2018 lunar eclipse [OC]


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North American nebula over Gambier Island [OC][2048x1365]


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Pale Blue Dot, Earth is seen from about 6 billion kilometers from the Voyager 1 probe, February 14 1990 [453x614]


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NASA's Pioneer 11 image of Saturn and its moon Titan taken on Wednesday, August 26, 1979. Pioneer was, at that time, 2,846,000 kilometers (1,768,422 miles) from Saturn. Closest approach to Saturn came on September 1, 1979. [3000 × 2044]


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Milky Way rises over the White Mountains of NH, with Mars making an appearance [OC] [3266x4900]


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Earth from the surface of the Moon [4825x4825]


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Apollo 15 Lunar Module on the Moon [3114x3114]


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Monday, August 27, 2018

Fireball, Milky Way, Jupiter, Moonset - Big Sur, CA (OC) @jackfusco [2048x1368]


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The Plow seen from Sweden [OC][4882x3258]


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The Milky Way over Kálfafell, Iceland [1365x2048] [OC]


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Mawrth Vallis [2880 x 1800]


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Earthrise is seen from the lunar orbit from Apollo 8, December 24 1968 [1280x1280]


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Cosmic collision lights up the darkness - NGC 3256 [3948 x 3978]


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Total Solar Eclipse Shadow from a Balloon 🌏 [960 × 776]


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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Galactic Core and Mars shot at Tolmie Peak Fire Lookout/Mt Rainier National Park, WA [OC] [5093x4792]


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Galactic Core over Mt. Rainier, WA [OC] [3838x5220]


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Jupiter DD&L [4824x3144]


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Large Magellanic Cloud as seen by Cassini in August 2017 [2391x2469]


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Space Station Flight Over Hurricane Lane [3712 x 5234]


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Camping under the stars and the Cuillin Mountain range, Isle of Skye [5184×3456]


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Astronomer Robert Julius Trumpler holding one of the glass photographic plates from the 1922 Wallal Solar Eclipse Expedition that confirmed the prediction from Einstein’s Theory of Relativity that the sun’s gravitational field would bend light from nearby stars [499x525]


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NGC 2683 - a spiral galaxy seen almost edge-on, giving it the shape of a classic science fiction spaceship [7564 x 3919]


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