viernes, 2 de diciembre de 2016

Hidden Figures Premiere and Award Ceremony


Actress Octavia Spencer, left, who plays Dorothy Vaughan in the film "Hidden Figures" and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, right, greets NASA "human computer" Katherine Johnson, at a reception to honor NASA's "human computers" on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton, VA. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2fP2t1b

jueves, 1 de diciembre de 2016

Rift in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf


On Nov. 10, 2016, scientists on NASA's IceBridge mission photographed an oblique view of a massive rift in the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf. Icebridge, an airborne survey of polar ice, completed an eighth consecutive Antarctic deployment on Nov. 18. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2gcLkdI

mi茅rcoles, 30 de noviembre de 2016

NASA's Webb Telescope Clean Room 'Transporter'


What looks like a teleporter from science fiction being draped over NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, is actually a "clean tent." The clean tent protects Webb from dust and dirt when engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center transport the telescope out of the relatively dust-free cleanroom and into the vibration and acoustics testing areas. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2gKuItW

martes, 29 de noviembre de 2016

Fiery South Atlantic Sunset


An astronaut aboard the International Space Station photographed a sunset that looks like a vast sheet of flame. With Earth’s surface already in darkness, the setting sun, the cloud masses, and the sideways viewing angle make a powerful image of the kind that astronauts use to commemorate their flights. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2gFhgbV

Tiny Mimas, Huge Rings


Saturn's icy moon Mimas is dwarfed by the planet's enormous rings. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2gfbtM1

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