Note: The high-res versions of the landing sites are HERE (Apollo 12), HERE (Apollo 14) and HERE (Apollo 17).
You know how your grandma is still convinced the moon landing never happened and it was all faked by Hollywood? She's a smart lady, I can see where you get it from. This is a series of high-res photos from NASA showing the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 landing sites and the imprints left by humanity there. Granted they were all faked in the Photoshop building at Area 54, but they're still fun to look at. So yeah, if you don't like them you should probably consider take a long walk off a short pier into the sea. "Of Tranquility?!" Dude -- you should f***ing blog.
Hit the jump for a couple videos because videos are worth a thousand pictures or something. At least a hundred.
Note: Very worthwhile video is after the jump. Feel free to skip around, but do not -- I repeat -- DO NOT run around the pool.
This is an amazing time-lapse video of a shuttle launch that shows a lot of the behind-the-scenes prep that goes into mounting that bitch on its boos... / Continue →
Remember last week's crazy-ass sun picture and video? Well here come some more shots from the recently launched NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory. Just look at that! Amazing, isn't it? So majestic. So powerful. I mean, that's our sun right there -- tooting flames. God what... / Continue →
Geekologie Reader and photographer Douglas Saunders decided to see what would happen if he took a picture with his iPhone 4 through the eyepiece of his uncle's telescope. This is the resulting image. Pretty impressive, huh? I thought so. So impressive, in fact, I was inspir... / Continue →