January 4th, 2017 | by Derek Markham
When you're the country's astronaut who has clocked the most days in space, such as NASA's Jeff Williams with his 534 days of space time, you still may not be a household name or a social media star, but when you bring home ultra high-def (UHD) footage of the Earth, the internet loves you.
July 21st, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid
First discovered by University of Hawaii’s Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on April 27, 2016, Earth’s new moon, or “mini moon” has [&hellip
December 27th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
Coming up on New Year’s Eve, earthlings tend to celebrate milestones of the year passed, as well as look expectantly [&hellip
August 10th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
If you haven’t seen the origami robot yet, you’re in for a fantastic surprise! Evoking the potential of an ancient [&hellip
March 10th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás
Even when you know the truth, that this is a Russian/NASA joint experiment on the ISS, it still looks like the hit movie Gravity is playing out in real life with a dead Russian cosmonaut
January 5th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás
By collecting most of the hot, soapy water that flows off of you during a ten-minute shower, Orbital Systems’ new [&hellip
January 17th, 2013 | by Joshua S Hill
Using observations from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn, researchers from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center have discovered that [&hellip
May 2nd, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill
Driven by southwesterly winter winds, dust from the White Sands dune field in New Mexico rises thousands of feet [&hellip
October 28th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
Though looking at Ireland from space is always stunning, with it’s masses of dark green spread across the vast majority [&hellip
October 27th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
The world’s fourth largest island and the subject of quite a funny animated film, Madagascar is caught on camera by [&hellip
October 5th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
Fires throughout the northeastern Australian state of Queensland have been captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on board NASA's Terra satellite this past Sunday, with several blazes clearly visible due to the smoke pouring into the atmosphere and being swept northeast.
September 19th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
Everyone has heard about the beautifully romantic city that is Venice, and sometimes we even get to see inside the city thanks to movies like The Italian Job and Casino Royale. However this beautiful image taken by Ikonos-2, a commercial satellite that provides panchromatic and multispectral high-resolution imagery for the European Space Agency shows us another, but just as spectacular view of the city.
September 14th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
The cloud that is seen streaking away from the Minnesota Fires in the image below is a 'pyrocumulonimbus' cloud, formed as a result of the fires beneath it
August 26th, 2011 | by Martyna Święcicka
The Moon -- something that, wherever you are, it's beautiful. Even though it's so far away from us, we can still admire its beauty in solitude or at a date. Some of us would like to make a step on the Moon, some of us want to look at it from distance -- however, it's always something that we call amazing, mysterious, or adorable
August 24th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
The Thematic Mapper on the Landsat 5 satellite captured this natural-color image on June 15, 2009 of Omulyakhskaya and Khromskaya Bays which lie along the northern Siberian coast, southeast of the Lyakhov Islands while the ice still lingered on the sea surface and on some inland water bodies.
August 23rd, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
This impressive shot from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite was captured on August 14, 2011 and shows a massive phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea, located north of Norway and Russia.
July 11th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill
The volcanic island of Guadalupe, seen below peeking through the clouds near the top of this image taken by the European Space Agency's satellite Envisat, is the cause for the beautiful swirls in the clouds.