Friday, August 31, 2018

Saturn's moon Enceladus in IR+UV using Cassini data from Nov. 2016 [1604x1138] via /r/spaceporn

On 8/31/2012 solar material that had been hovering in the sun's atmosphere, erupted out into space. The coronal mass ejection traveled at over 900 miles per second. The CME did not travel directly toward Earth, but did connect with Earth's magnetosphere, causing aurora to appear. [4096 x 4096] via /r/spaceporn

Hurricane Elena, as seen from space by Space Shuttle Discovery, 1985 [1280 x 958] via /r/spaceporn

VLT Shoop da whoop [4256 x 2832] via /r/spaceporn

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] via /r/spaceporn

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] via /r/spaceporn

This photo of Earth was taken by a human [4600x4400] via /r/spaceporn

The SLS MLP is on the move!! [OC] [4500X2000] via /r/spaceporn

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] via /r/spaceporn

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

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] via /r/spaceporn

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] via /r/spaceporn

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] via /r/spaceporn

Stargazing from the Boardwalk [OC] [5186x3457] via /r/spaceporn

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

The stellar sky took on 29.08 [OC] [4640x3480] via /r/spaceporn

The NGC 6914 Complex 💃 [2000 × 1179] via /r/spaceporn

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Galaxy through glass [2048x2048] via /r/spaceporn

Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s North [1600 x 999] via /r/spaceporn

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

STS-132 Atlantis - Night before launch [7629x3147] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

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] via /r/spaceporn

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

Hubble’s Galaxy Cluster Cornucopia [2960 x 2230] via /r/spaceporn

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

51% moon as seen on 18 Aug 2018 [OC] [1195x1347] via /r/spaceporn

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Foggy full moon over Angel Island, California, USA, 2018.08.26 [OC] [5010x2818] via /r/spaceporn

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

July 27th, 2018 lunar eclipse [OC] via /r/spaceporn

North American nebula over Gambier Island [OC][2048x1365] via /r/spaceporn

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

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] via /r/spaceporn

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

Earth from the surface of the Moon [4825x4825] via /r/spaceporn

Apollo 15 Lunar Module on the Moon [3114x3114] via /r/spaceporn

Monday, August 27, 2018

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

The Plow seen from Sweden [OC][4882x3258] via /r/spaceporn

The Milky Way over Kálfafell, Iceland [1365x2048] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Mawrth Vallis [2880 x 1800] via /r/spaceporn

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

Cosmic collision lights up the darkness - NGC 3256 [3948 x 3978] via /r/spaceporn

Total Solar Eclipse Shadow from a Balloon 🌏 [960 × 776] via /r/spaceporn

Sunday, August 26, 2018

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

Galactic Core over Mt. Rainier, WA [OC] [3838x5220] via /r/spaceporn

Jupiter DD&L [4824x3144] via /r/spaceporn

Large Magellanic Cloud as seen by Cassini in August 2017 [2391x2469] via /r/spaceporn

Space Station Flight Over Hurricane Lane [3712 x 5234] via /r/spaceporn

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

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] via /r/spaceporn

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