Archive for the ‘Space’ Category

Time-Lapse Video Of Comet Lovejoy Over The Andes

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Evening time-Lapse of Comet Lovejoy rising above the Andes near Santiago de Chile, in December, 2011, just before sunrise. Found at Vimeo from Stephane Guisard.

Mars Science Laboratory Mission, Animated

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

An artist’s animated depiction of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, set to land the rover Curiosity on Mars in August 2012. Found at YouTube from JPLnews.

TIMELAPSE: A Cruise Across The World

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

A view of what a cruise across the earth looks like, courtesy of a time-lapse video from the International Space Station. Found at YouTube from yesterday2221.

Astronauts Falling Like Cats

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Professor Thomas R. Kane conducted an experiment in 1968 to see if astronauts would fall like cats do. These are the results. Found at Brightcove via The Atlantic.

NASA Discovers Tatooine

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Astronomers at NASA’s Kepler Mission revealed Thursday that they have also discovered a first of its kind — a planet that orbits two suns, like Luke’s home in Star Wars. Found at via Mashable.

Space DNA

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

NASA-funded researchers have evidence that some building blocks of DNA found in meteorites were likely created in space. The research gives support to the theory that a “kit” of ready-made parts created in space and delivered to Earth by meteorite and comet impacts assisted the origin of life. Found at YouTube from NASAexplorer.