Blastoff of the Russian Progress 60 resupply ship to the ISS from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 3, 2015.
The waning gibbous Moon was still the color of fire even at midnight last night due to heavy smoke from Canadian forest fires.
Bright patches in Comet 67P/C-G’s Khepry region appear to be exposed water ice. Scale bar is 50 meters or 164 feet.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes about 2 minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on June 28, 2015.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo spaceship dazzled in the moments after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on June 28, 2015 but were soon doomed to a sudden catastrophic destruction barely two minutes later in the inset photo (left).
The coldest possible theoretical temperature is Absolute Zero, this is the point at which no further energy can be extracted from a system.
Carnival of Space. Image by Jason Major. This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Zain Husain at the Brownspaceman.com blog.
Pluto nearing the ‘Sagittarius Spoon’ asterism in 2014. Image credit and copyright: John Chumack Are you ready for July?
Pluto with its enigmatic “crater” photographed on June 27. The apparent row of three depressions near the bottom of the globe are most likely artifacts from processing.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon resupply spaceship explode about 2 minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on June 28, 2015.
Venus and Jupiter over Australia’s Outback at dusk on June 27, 2015. Tonight (June 29) the duo will be just 36 arc minutes apart or a little more than one Full Moon diameter.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes about 2 minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship loaded with critical supplies for the International Space Station (ISS) were destroyed by a catastrophic explosion starting approximately 148 seconds after a successful blastoff today, June 28, From Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 10:21 a.m.
SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon are due to blastoff on June 28, 2015 from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 10:21 a.m.
Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week we welcome Paul Sutter, the CCAPP Visiting Fellow who works on the cosmic microwave background and large-scale structure.
Rosetta will attempt comet landing This single frame Rosetta navigation camera image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken on 15 June 2015 from a distance of 207 km from the comet centre.
Rendering of the ULA Vulcan rocket blasting off. United Launch Alliance (ULA) next generation rocket is set to make its debut flight in 2019 powered by revolutionary new American-made first stage engines.
In some of the most extreme objects in the Universe, white dwarfs and neutron stars, matter gets strange, transforming into a material that physicists call “degenerate matter”.
Carnival of Space. Image by Jason Major. This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Gadi Eidelheit at his The Venus Transit blog.
I’m as guilty as anyone for anthropomorphizing Pluto — as well as spacecraft like New Horizons, which is currently preparing to fly by the dwarf planet.
Moonrises, sunsets, aurorae and of course, our beautiful planet Earth star in this latest timelapse compiled from imagery taken by astronauts on board the International Space Station.