Articles tagged "nasa"

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NASA Curiosity rover breaks its own record with new 1.8-billion-pixel Mars panorama

The space agency used a different lens to capture this new 650-million-pixel Mars panorama.

NASA is asking the public to use their smartphones to help track light pollution caused by satellites

NASA's Satellite Streak Watcher project is a new crowdsourced effort to help keep track of night sky light pollution caused by satellites, such as those launched by SpaceX's Starlink project.

High-resolution telescope images show Sun's surface in 'unprecedented detail'

The National Science Foundation has shared the highest-resolution images and video ever captured of the Sun.

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir uses Nikon D5 to snap two space selfies

Joining her images of Earth from space are two new selfies from NASA astronaut Jessica Meir captured during a recent ISS spacewalk.

Sotheby's Space Photography auction includes NASA 'Red Number' prints

Sotheby's is auctioning dozens of iconic NASA 'Red Number' photos from the collection of Philip Kulpa, as well as a selection of vintage space prints from the estate of Bill Taub, NASA's first senior photographer who covered major events until the end of the Apollo program.

NASA shares new portrait of Jupiter captured by Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has shared a new portrait of Jupiter with the world, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Photographer creates an exact replica of The Apollo 11 Hasselblad used by NASA

The replica is identical to the lunar version, down to the serial number plates, various labels and more.

Video: How scientists colorize pictures of space captured with the Hubble Telescope

Vox has shared a fascinating video explaining how those stunning colors appear in deep space pictures from the Hubble telescope—images actually shot in black and white.

Hasselblad re-issues 1969 press release on moon landing cameras

See the original September 1969 press release detailing Hasselblad's involvement with the Apollo 11 mission and the cameras used on the surface of the Moon

Interview: Commander Terry Virts, space photographer

Astronaut Terry Virts may have had the coolest photography job in the world – or outside of it – shooting over 300,000 photos during seven months in space. On this Earth Day, Virts tells us what it's like to be a space photographer.

NASA Curiosity rover captures 360 panorama from its Vera Rubin Ridge 'Rock Hall' drill site

NASA's Curiosity rover captures a 360 panorama from its Vera Rubin Ridge 'Rock Hall' drill site before moving on to greener...er...redder pastures.

Feature: Diving with Ilford HP5 and a Nikonos 5 at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

Professional commercial photographer Moe Lauchert shares an incredible gallery of film photographs he captured on Ilford HP5 with a Nikonos 5 while serving as a diver at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas.

NASA's InSight lander shares its first photos from the surface of Mars

NASA's InSight lander has transmitted back the first photos it captured from the Martian surface using its 1-megapixel camera.

NASA shares high-resolution satellite images of California's Camp wildfire

NASA has shared satellite imagery of the wildfire that's been confirmed as the deadliest in California history.

NASA shares the first 8K footage from space, shot aboard the International Space Station

NASA has shared the first 8K footage filmed from outer space. In addition to streaming on YouTube, you can also download the full-res footage to your computer.

NASA photographer Bill Ingalls' camera melted in fire caused by rocket launch

NASA explains that a grass fire caused by the GRACE-FO launch on May 22 was behind the damage to one of Bill Ingalls' remote cameras.

Video: Astronaut forgets to insert SD card into GoPro before spacewalk

You know that feeling when you're already all suited up and out on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, and only then do you realize you forgot to put the SD card in your GoPro? No? Us either... but one astronaut on the ISS sure does.

NASA is working on an aerial 'Fluid Cam' that can see through ocean waves

We know more about the surface of the moon and Mars combined than we do about our own ocean floor, which is why NASA Ames scientist Ved Chirayath is developing a camera that can 'remove' the water from our seas to reveal 3D images of what’s below the waves.

CP+ 2018: Nikon's space cameras

Nikon has a long history of making cameras for use in outer space. A small exhibition at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama showcases some of the company's most famous models.

Interview with an astronaut: What it's like shooting photos from space

Just three days after returning to Earth, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik hopped on a video chat with Jared Polin, who asked him all about what it's like taking pictures in space. The resulting interview is fascinating from the first question to the last.

Ten Nikon D5 DSLRs will arrive at the International Space Station tomorrow

NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will get some new camera gear to play with this week. The first ten Nikon D5 DSLRs to go to space launched yesterday, and are due to arrive at the ISS on Tuesday.

21 spectacular photos from Saturn: A photographic ode to Cassini

Earlier today, NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, ending a 20 year long mission. Here are 21 of our favorite photographs captured by this incredible machine and its makers.

NASA just ordered 53 Nikon D5 DSLRs for the ISS and training purposes

NASA has a long-standing relationship with Nikon, and it's not going anywhere. The space agency just spent over $340K on 53 Nikon D5 cameras for the International Space Station and training purposes.

NASA captured photos and video of the ISS 'photobombing' today's solar eclipse

NASA photo editor Joel Kowsky didn't just capture the solar eclipse from his vantage point in Wyoming, he also managed to capture the ISS buzzing across what remained of the sun.

NASA Curiosity Rover captures rare photographs of clouds on Mars

On July 17th, NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover pointed its Navcam up at the sky to capture a rare sight: wispy, cirrus-like clouds floating across the Martian horizon.

NASA study finds drone noise is more annoying than 'any ground vehicle'

A NASA study has confirmed what your ears have been telling you: people HATE drone noise. In fact, it was ranked more annoying than that of "any ground vehicle."

NASA releases incredible close-ups of Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot'

NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured the its closest photos yet of the so-called 'Great Red Spot': the planet's massive storm that's been raging for the past 350 years in the planet's southern hemisphere.

Photographer captures beautiful 'solstice conjunction' over Budapest

Noctilucent clouds, a crescent moon and Venus were visible in the pre-dawn sky over Budapest yesterday. Photographer György Soponyai captured NASA's astronomy picture of the day.

NASA orbiter snaps aerial photo of lonesome Mars Curiosity rover

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this gorgeous aerial photo of the Martian landscape. And if you look really close, you can actually see the Mars Curiosity rover in the very middle.

Turning the Black Sea blue: NASA's image of the day shows phytoplankton bloom

NASA's appropriately-named Aqua satellite is orbiting the earth at an altitude of 438 miles. And of course there's a camera onboard.

Astronaut Tim Peake's incredible photos of Earth from the ISS

F8 and be there indeed.

NASA spacecraft struck by meteoroid while photographing the Moon

A Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera survived a strike by a tiny meteoroid traveling 'faster than a speeding bullet.'

Mathematician turns Juno images into stunning Jupiter flyby video

NASA's Juno probe has been sending back images of Jupiter, and mathematician Gerald Eichstaedt has turned them into a video, simulating a Jovian flyby.

New images of Jupiter's pole show enormous, gorgeous storms

NASA's Juno spacecraft is sending back its first images from Jovean orbit, and they're beautiful.

NASA image of the day captures galactic battle

UGC 1810 is a 'Wildly Interacting Galaxy', locked in battle with a smaller galactic neighbor, roughly 300 million light years away. It's expected to devour its challenger some time in the next billion years.

Take a 360-degree look around the dunes of Mars' Ogunquit Beach
Video: Cassini's first Grand Finale dive over Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft's Grand Finale is a gold mine for space and photo nerds, and now, NASA's stepped it up with a pretty slick animation.

NASA's photo of the day shows Orion spacecraft under construction

How do you get the crew compartment of a spacecraft down to 880 pounds? By shaving away the other 11,120 pounds, of course.

NASA puts it all in perspective with this image of Earth between Saturn's rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will soon meet its demise in Saturn's atmosphere, but one of its last photos of Earth is making for a heck of a swan song. Read more

Real 3D images of Mars make up this video of a simulated flight over the red planet

It took photographer and self-proclaimed space enthusiast Jan Fröjdman three months to produce a video turning NASA anaglyph images of Mars into a simulated flight over the planet. Read more

Get your pictures in front of a NASA photo editor by entering Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017

The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is set to open next week, offering space photographers the chance to have their work judged by a picture editor from NASA as well as to win the top prize of £10,000. Read more

This 4K video tour of the International Space Station is probably as close as you'll get to being an astronaut

NASA has released an 18-minute 4K video featuring a fly-through of the International Space Station. See video

NASA combines exposures on the fly to create high-speed 3D HDR video

NASA has successfully tested a camera that uses multiple frames of different exposures to create HDR video. The demo of a rocket test shows that the dynamic range provided is enough to capture plumes of exhaust fire and the surrounding area at the same time. Read more

Rare 1964 NASA 1000mm F4.5 super telephoto lens to be auctioned

A one-of-a-kind Birns and Sawyer Omnitar 1000mm f/4.5 lens commissioned by NASA in 1964 will soon be available to purchase. Read more

Explore Mars with 360-degree image shot by NASA Curiosity Rover

Earlier this year, NASA released a 360-degree image from the perspective of the Curiosity Mars Rover. We invite you to join us - on the surface of Mars!

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams showcases ISS photography equipment

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams posted a video detailing some of the equipment he uses to capture Earth from the ISS. So what kind of specialized gear does one use in space? Turns out the crew uses 'regular photography equipment' like the Nikon D4. Read more

Dust on the lens or a new planet? NASA reveals some of its inter-galactic Photoshop tricks

In an interview for Adobe's blog, NASA has revealed some of the processes its scientists use to transform technical data into images that the rest of the world can appreciate and understand. From simple tasks, such as straightening and cropping, to compositing multiple layers of scientifically calculated color, the agency uses programs including Adobe Photoshop to interpret the sometimes quite abstract images sent back to Earth from devices such as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Mars rover. Read more

NASA employs 150-year-old photography technique to measure shock waves from supersonic flight

NASA has turned to a process devised in 1864 to help it measure shockwaves created by supersonic aircraft flight. The method, schlieren photography, was invented by German scientist August Toepler to observe the effect of objects moving through transparent media, such as water or air. Read more

Meet Ralph, the New Horizons probe imaging tool responsible for Pluto photos

Over the last week or so, images from the New Horizons mission have been arriving back at Earth as the probe begins the 16-month task of returning data from its July 14th Pluto flyby. Take a look at the imaging systems responsible for the impressive photos of the dwarf planet. Read more

Massive $33,500 2450mm f/8 NASA lens surfaces on eBay

If $180,000 seems a bit steep for the Canon 1200mm f/5.6L lens B&H is currently offering in its used department, then perhaps this $33,500 NASA 2540mm f/8 lens on eBay sounds a bit more reasonable. That's twice the focal length for a fifth of the price! Read more

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