Posts Tagged ‘nasa’

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.

Earth’s Ocean Currents Animated, 2005-2007 [VIDEO]

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

An animated visualization of the ocean surface currents around the world, from June 2005 through December 2007. Found at YouTube from djxatlanta.

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.

Aurora Borealis Fly-Through By International Space Station

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The International Space Station captured some amazing footage of auroras as they flew right through them! Found at