lunes, 8 de febrero de 2016

Space Station Flyover of Super Bowl 50


On the evening of Feb. 7, 2016, Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly snapped this photo of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. from the International Space Station, writing, "Got to see the #SuperBowl in person after all! But at 17,500MPH, it didn't last long. #YearInSpace" via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/1UYlND2

viernes, 5 de febrero de 2016

jueves, 4 de febrero de 2016

Floating Hills on Pluto's Sputnik Planum


The nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appear to carry an intriguing cargo: numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from Pluto’s surrounding uplands. These hills individually measure one to several miles or kilometers across, according to images and data from NASA’s New Horizons mission. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/20bZN9d

miércoles, 3 de febrero de 2016

Feb. 3, 1995, Astronaut Eileen Collins at the Pilot's Station on Shuttle Discovery


In this Feb. 3, 1995, image taken onboard space shuttle Discovery on flight day one of the STS-63 mission, astronaut Eileen M. Collins -- the first woman to pilot the shuttle -- is at the pilot's station during a "hotfiring" procedure prior to rendezvous with the Russian Mir Space Station. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/1nNrMQL

martes, 2 de febrero de 2016

Successful Deployment of University Satellites From Space Station


Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of ESA captured this photo on Jan. 29, 2016 from the International Space Station, as the robotic arm in Japan's Kibo laboratory successfully deployed two combined satellites: AggieSat4 built by Texas A&M University students, and BEVO-2 built by University of Texas students. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/1KUtbtJ