Tag Archives: NASA

Expedition 59/60 Crew Ready for Flight!

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos/NASA. Launch Alert: Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 15:14 EDT (19:14 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-12 (ISS 58S or Soyuz 60) will lift off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Godspeed Little Giant

Images credit: NASA/JPL. “My battery is low and it’s getting dark…” – Opportunity’s final message Mars Exploration Rover “Opportunity” (MER-1 or MER-B) launched onto its journey to the Red Planet on a Delta II from Cape Canaveral, Space Launch Complex 17B … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Columbia and Crew

Images credit & copyright: NASA and the crew of STS-107 Columbia. “And for the whole time I was growing up, for as long as I can remember, any time anyone asked me what I wanted to be it was, “I … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Challenger and Crew

Images credit & copyright: NASA. “I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apollo One Remembered “Ad Astra Per Aspera”

Images & video credit & copyright: NASA. Many images and videos below. Ad Astra Per Aspera, or as it’s more commonly spoken, Per Aspera Ad Astra; “Through Hardship to the Stars.” “If we die, we want people to accept it. … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6217

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This incredible image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217 was the first image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope after the completion of STS-125 Atlantis’s Hubble Servicing Mission 4 (HSM4). This galaxy … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Comet Lovejoy from Station

Image credit: NASA Dan Burbank. On December 21 & 22, 2011 while onboard the International Space Station (ISS) as a member of Expedition 30, NASA astronaut Dan Burbank caught these incredible images of Comet C/2011 W3 Lovejoy after it had … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment