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Pic of the Day – 10/17/16

Meet Suitsat1, an empty Russian spacesuit filled with old clothes and a radio transmitter, photographed in 2006 by NASA.

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Saturn, with a crescent Titan in the background, taken by NASA’s Cassini on 8/11/14.

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Filmmaker Harrisonicus has combined every image from the collection of the NASA Apollo mission photographs recently uploaded to Flickr into a stop-motion-style video titled “Apollo Missions.”


<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/141812811″>Apollo Missions</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user4617609″>harrisonicus</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Holes in the ISS Cupola

Destin of Smarter Every Day visits the engineering genius who designed the outer window shades of the ISS’s cupola, which are mechanically opened from the inside, while still maintaining a pressure seal.

NASA astronauts explored the phenomenon of water surface tension in microgravity on the International Space Station by floating a GoPro camera inside a free-floating bubble of water the size of a softball. The astronauts also filmed the event with the 3D camera on board the ISS, and uploaded the 3D version as a separate video.

World’s Largest Vacuum Chamber

On BBC‘s “Human Universe,” host Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space.

Isla Socorro in the Pacific Ocean creates Von Karman vortices. Photo by NASA.

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An erupting volcano on Guadalupe Island off the coast of Baja California creates Von Karman vortices in the clouds in this picture by NASA.

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Pic of the Day – 12/26/14

Saturn’s northern, hexagon-shaped polar vortex, taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.

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A real-color photograph of Saturn taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. You can just see that weird hexagonal storm at the pole.

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