Posts Tagged ‘moon’

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.

“Live” Coverage Of The Apollo XI Moon Landing

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

CBS’ coverage, with Walter Cronkite reporting, of the 1969 Apollo XI moon landing. Found at YouTube from jkottke.

CBS Coverage Of Moon Walk

Found at YouTube from jkottke.

Earthrise Set To Thus Spake Zarathustra

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Apollo 10 video of the earth rising over the surface of the moon set to Richard Strauss’ Thus Spoke Zarathustra, better known as the 2001: A Space Odyssey theme. Found at YouTube from enneadin.

Lunopolis Trailer

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Caught Lunopolis on Netflix & loved it: Two documentary filmmakers accidentally uncover the greatest moon secret the world has never known, and the powerful organization determined to keep it that way. Found at YouTube from WalkingShadowsLLC.

Measuring The Scale Of The Universe…With Tennis & Basketballs

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

If the Earth were the size of a basketball and the moon a tennis ball, how far apart would they be? Diagrams that are not to scale make us think that they’re closer than they really are. Found at YouTube from 1veritasium.

Planetary Scale

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Brad Goodspeed put together this animation that shows what other planetary bodies would look like if they orbited the Earth at the same distance as the Moon. Found at Vimeo from Brad Goodspeed.