Posts Tagged ‘space exploration’

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.

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.

The Privatization Of Space Exploration

Monday, March 19th, 2012

It comes down to this: Anheuser-Busch has launched a can of beer into space to give Natural Light the honor of the claim. It had to be some shitty-ass beer, of course. Found at YouTube from NattyLight.

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.

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 Space.com 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.