Note: Another bonus shot of the shuttle launch taken from earth that may or may yes look exactly like somebody trying to nuke a cloud.
This is a picture of Endeavor's last blast-off taken by Stephanie Gordon during a flight bound for Palm Beach, Florida. Now I know what you're thinking, and yes, it does look like a sperm trying to burying its head inside an egg.
"First place w..."
Quick, the other guys are right on my tail!
Hit the jump for another worthwhile shot taken from not an airplane.
Image of the Day: lucky fliers view the Endeavor shuttle launch [dvice]
A Beautiful View of Endeavour Breaking the Sky [gizmodo]
Thanks to Beatty, who encourages you all to aim for the moon. Even if you miss you'll still
land amongst the stars run out of oxygen and suffocate in your spaceship panicking.
This is a gallery of winners from the 2012 Space Foundation Student Art Contest in which pre-kindergarten through high school students in the US, Turkey and Pakistan were encouraged to paint or draw outer space with the theme 'Space is Infinite - Explore'. Obviously, the youn... / Continue →
This is a photo of the space shuttle Atlantis and Hubble Space Telescope silhouetted against the sun. It really made me think about stuff. You know, like outerspace and all that. I'm really deep.
The exceptionally gifted astrophotographer Thierry Legault captured this stunn... / Continue →
This is a 5-second (literally, five seconds) time-lapse video of the sun exploding with a brilliant solar flare yesterday (April 16th). It wasn't a particularly strong one, but it is one of the most impressive NASA's managed to catch on tape. The most impressive thing I've ma... / Continue →