Archive for the ‘Space’ Category

Time-Lapse Of Exploding Star [VIDEO]

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

The GK Persei star exploded 1,300 Lights Years from Earth in 1901. Images of the remnant (Nova Persei 1901) captured by the Isaac Newton Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope in Spain were spliced together to create a 3D model of the explosion. Found at YouTube from VideoFromSpace.

Satellite View: As The World Turns At Night [VIDEO]

Monday, December 10th, 2012

A beautiful satellite view of the nighttime earth. Found at Live Science.

NASA’s Van Gogh Interpretation Of The Earth’s Airborne Particles [VIDEO]

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

NASA’s “Paint by Particle” video is a visualization of Earth’s aerosol movement (the suspension of airborne particles) from August 2006 to April 2007. Each color represents a different type of particle: dust (red), sea salt (blue), sulphate (white) and black and organic carbon (green). Found at Flickr from NASA Goddard Photo & Video via Mashable.

SpaceX Dragon Launch [VIDEO]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The next stage of the privatization of space travel has begun with the liftoff of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Dragon from Launch Complex 40 in Cape Canaveral, Fl. October 7, 2012. Found at YouTube from spacexchannel.

Orion Exploration Test Flight Sim

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

NASA is calling the Orion exploration the “biggest leap in space exploration in more than four decades,” Test flights begin in 2014: Here’s a simulation. Found at Vimeo from NASA Orion Spacecraft.

As The Moon Turns…Hour By Hour [VIDEO]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Tthe NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio created this animation showing Earth’s view of the Moon over the entire year of 2012. Found at YouTube from TheBadAstronomer.