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tags: Shuttle Launch Preparation Choreographed Like Ballet, Space Shuttle, space exploration, space flight, NASA, Scott Andrews, Stan Jirman, Philip Scott Andrews, photography, time-lapse video, streaming video This video is simply stunning and the photography is masterful. In this video, we are looking at time-lapse photographs by photographers Scott Andrews, Stan Jirman and Philip Scott Andrews,…

Space Junk

tags: NASA, space debris, Space Junk, space exploration, streaming video Humans and garbage .. after you watch these videos, you’ll ask yourself if humans can do anything — even go into space — without creating a huge trail of garbage? This space garbage is extremely dangerous, too. For example, 10-gram piece of debris can generate…

A Splendid Endeavour!

tags: NASA, Endeavour, International Space Station, spaceship launch, STS-130,Kennedy Space Center, space exploration, physics, astronomy, engineering, streaming video Space shuttle Endeavour, carrying Commander George Zamka, pilot Terry Virts, and Mission Specialists Nicholas Patrick, Bob Behnken, Steve Robinson and Kay Hire, successfully launched from the Kennedy Space Center in the early hours of February 8, headed…

tags: music video, Beethoven, moonlight sonata, NASA, space station, Astronaut Ed Lu, streaming video In this video, astronaut Ed Lu plays Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” on board the International Space Station in 2003 (Video courtesy of NASA). I can’t help but wonder what Beethoven would have thought about his music being performed in space. Was his…

Everyone knows that the White House has been forcing scientists to only talk about research that conforms with GW’s agenda, and the political cartoonists have been busily committing these shameful lies to paper in a form that we all can appreciate. One of those cartoons is pictured above. Thanks to a blog pal of mine,…

tags: Magnetic Movie, magnetic fields, human technology, NASA, physics, streaming video Magnetic fields are invisible, at least usually. But scientists from NASA’s Space Sciences Laboratory have made them visible as “animated photographs,” using sound-controlled CGI and 3D compositing. It makes the fields, as explained by the scientists, dance in an absolutely gorgeous movie called Magnetic…

Martian Sand Dunes

tags: mars, Martian Sand Dunes, NASA, astronomy, Image of the Day Cool Shot of Thawing Sand Dunes Near Martian Polar Region. Image: NASA. [larger size].

Space Sunset

tags: astronomy, South Pacific Ocean, sunset, hubble telescope, Image of the Day Sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Image: NASA (2007). [wallpaper size].