Category: space exploration

talesfromweirdland:‪Sci-fi art by Chris Moore (1956). Daring,…

talesfromweirdland:

‪Sci-fi art by Chris Moore (1956). Daring, dynamic angles that convey a sense of awe and scale‬.

Moon and beyond by Alan Gutierrez

Moon and beyond by Alan Gutierrez

itsfullofstars: VIDEO FROM THE SURFACE OF A CO…

itsfullofstars:

VIDEO FROM THE SURFACE OF A COMET

This is truly incredible.

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Remember Rosetta? That comet-chasing European Space Agency (ESA) probe that deployed (and accidentally bounced) its lander Philae on the surface of Comet 67P? This GIF is made up of images Rosetta beamed back to Earth, which have been freely available online for a while. But it took Twitter user landru79 processing and assembling them into this short, looped clip to reveal the drama they contained.

Scott Kelly’s DNA changed in space, but that d…

Scott Kelly’s DNA changed in space, but that doesn’t mean what you think it means:

mindblowingscience:

If a flurry of news coverage is to be believed, a year in space can really wreak havoc on your DNA.

According to some press reports this week, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s DNA changed by 7 percent because of the year he spent living above the planet on the International Space Station. Kelly himself even tweeted about the idea that he’s no longer identical twins with his brother and fellow astronaut Mark Kelly.

But that’s not the full story.

Kelly’s base DNA didn’t actually change by 7 percent during his time in space.

His gene expression — the transcribing and translation of genes, not the genes themselves — was what actually changed during his year on the Space Station.

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Dean Ellis

Dean Ellis

Premieres April 13 on Netflix

Premieres April 13 on Netflix

Paul Lehr – The Wonderful World Of Robert Sheckley, 1979

Paul Lehr – The Wonderful World Of Robert Sheckley, 1979

humanoidhistory:

humanoidhistory:

TODAY IN HISTORY: NASA’s Ranger 9 probe crashed into the Moon, transmitting images as it zoomed down a one-way path to glory, March 24, 1965.

Via Oh Star Stuff

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Donato Giancola

Donato Giancola