Floating just below the International Space Station, astronaut Nicholas Patrick adds the final finishing touches to the newly installed space windows hovering about 340 kilometers over the earth’s surface.
A diagram showing a timeline of the formation of the Universe from the Big Bang ± billion years ago through the "Dark Ages", formation of the earliest galaxies and stars, and the dark-energy dominated era.
En l’honneur de Gravity, la NASA nous montre l’espace, le vrai
Astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, used a pistol grip tool as she worked on the International Space Station in the first of three spacewalks slated to occur over a nine-day period. The spacewalk took place on Jan.
The Hubble Space Telescope in a picture snapped by a Servicing Mission 4 crewmember just after the Space Shuttle Atlantis captured Hubble with its robotic arm on May 13 2009 beginning the mission to upgrade and repair the telescope x
What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon
Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria is seen before his jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos on March 2012 in Roswell, New Mexico. In this test he reach the altitude 21800 meters ft) and landed safely near Roswell
Mercury’s Caloris Basin in enhanced colors, showing different materials on the surface. The Caloris Basin is a huge impact site at the equator that created a wave that made it a mountain ridge 180 degrees on the other side.
An archetypal dwarf galaxy The constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear) is home to Messier the Pinwheel Galaxy. One of the biggest and brightest spiral galaxies in the night sky, Messier 101 is also the subject of one of Hubble's most famous images
“The Stanford Torus would have paired an overhead mirror with mirrors on the colony’s inner ring to pull sunlight into the inhabited outer ring. And by rotating constantly, the colony would create artificial gravity for those inside it.