Submitted URL: : www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2124.html Echo II is shown here undergoing a tensile stress test in a dirigible hanger at Weekesville, North Carolina. A dirigible is a type of aerostat or “lighter-than-air” aircraft. The 135-foot rigidized balloon satellite was sent into orbit as a passive communications experiment by NASA on January 25, 1964. When folded, the […]
Submitted URL: : photography.nationalgeographic.com/photo-of-the-day/moonset-donahue-pass-essick/ A setting moon makes a fitting backdrop for a lunarlike landscape near Donohue Pass in California’s Ansel Adams Wilderness area.
Submitted URL: : conceptships.blogspot.com/2011/10/concept-ships-by-adam-burn.html Beautiful work by Adam for Taitale Studios’ upcoming MMORTS game Novus Aeterno.
Submitted URL: : www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/5726541643/ The press site at the NASA Kennedy Space Center is seen as the sun rises a few hours prior to the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour with the STS-134 crew, Monday, May 16, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. During the mission, Endeavour and the STS-134 crew will deliver the Alpha […]