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Pic of the Day – 2/27/18

The Hephaestus Fossae crater on Mars, taken by NASA’s Express Orbiter on 12/28/2007.



Juno also got some amazing footage of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot.

NASA’s Juno reached perijove (the point at which an orbit comes closest to Jupiter’s center) on July 10 at 6:55 p.m. PDT.


Pic of the Day – 6/16/17

Jupiter moon Europa, photographed by NASA and JPL’s Galileo Project.

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.


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


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.

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