Tag: Space

Pictures of the Year: Space

Reuters on msn.com: Pictures of the year: Space

GIF’s of the Heavens

After all the excitement surrounding the Solar eclipse, thought I would share a collection of GIF’s with views of Earth from above, our Universe, our Galaxy and beyond.  Enjoy!   


Large, Distant Comets More Common Than Previously Thought

  NASA’s WISE spacecraft, scanning the entire sky at infrared wavelengths, has delivered new insights about distant cometary wanderers. Comets that take more than 200 years to make one revolution around the Sun are notoriously difficult to study. Because they spend most of their time far from our area of

Solar System: Things to Know This Week

https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/161507830639/solar-system-things-to-know-this-week nasa.tumblr.com Solar System Things to Know This Week

Space Photos – Satellite Images – Image of the Day

The large city pictured in the foreground is Berlin. City lights in The Netherlands and Belgium glow brightly in the distance, while Norway and Sweden look relatively dim in comparison. — Hanneke Weitering Source: Space Photos – Satellite Images – Image of the Day

Best Night Sky Events of May 2017 (Stargazing Maps)

See what’s up in the night sky for May 2017, including stargazing events and the moon’s phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software. Source: Best Night Sky Events of May 2017 (Stargazing Maps)

NASA Spacecraft Dives Between Saturn And Its Rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017. The spacecraft is in the process of beaming back science and engineering data collected during its passage, via NASA’s Deep Space

GoogleDoodle for Cassini

Cassini Spacecraft Dives Between Saturn and its Rings! #GoogleDoodle Source: Google

The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

See the best photos on Space.com this week, including amazing images of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasting off, a greenish comet gleaming in the heavens and an Indian space plane prototype launching for the first time. Source: The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Holes Event Horizon

Will it really be black? Are event horizons real? We’re about to find out. Source: Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole’s Event Horizon

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