Neil Armstrong captured an iconic image during the Apollo 11 moon landing of Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface. A Reddit user, Michael Ranger, 'unwrapped' the reflection to show us what Aldrin saw through his visor during that historic photograph.
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Jul 22, 2021 at 20:22
A glitch in Hubble's payload computer took the venerable observatory offline for over a month. Fortunately, a dedicated team of current Hubble engineers and alumni could ascertain the issue and switch a power control unit over to a backup unit.
Jul 7, 2021 at 19:12
The series of timelapse videos show ESA and NASA astronauts installing an ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (IROSA).
Jul 7, 2021 at 13:49
Photographer Joel Kowsky photographed the International Space Station transiting the Sun as two astronauts performed a spacewalk. It was a combination of excellent planning and some good fortune to create an awesome and unusual image.
China shares video of its Zhurong Rover landing on Mars, marking country's first time on Martian surface
videoJun 30, 2021 at 13:31
China's historic Tianwen-1 mission to Mars is the country's first independent interplanetary mission. As part of the mission, the Zhurong Rover landed on Mars earlier this month. China has published new imagery of the momentous event.
Jun 15, 2021 at 15:13
The International Space Station (ISS) travels nearly 8 kilometers every second. Put another way, the ISS travels at more than 17,000 miles per hour. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is currently aboard the ISS and has recently captured an image that shows just how fast that is.
China's Zhurong rover sends back its first images from the Martian surface, including an adorable selfie
Jun 14, 2021 at 13:10
The image, which shows the Zhurong Rover and its Tianwen-1 lander in the frame, was captured using a remote camera dropped by the Zhurong rover.
Jun 3, 2021 at 20:16
Curiosity captured a colorful spectacle earlier this year on Mars. The rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012, photographed numerous types of clouds on Mars, which is a rare phenomenon on the planet due to its dry, thin atmosphere.
Mar 31, 2021 at 20:44
Perseverance isn't the only NASA rover on Mars. Curiosity, launched in 2011, continues to explore Mars and recently captured some cool shots, including a 71-shot panoramic selfie.
Mar 26, 2021 at 19:46
Two years after showing the first image of a black hole, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has shown a new view of the black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy.
Mar 25, 2021 at 16:48
The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has begun preparations ahead of its maiden flight, which will mark the first powered flight on another planet.
Mar 17, 2021 at 21:26
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) launched its first independent Mars mission last July with the Tianwen-1 probe. After entering Mars' orbit in February, Tianwen-1 has captured highly detailed images of Mars, which have been shared this month by CNSA.
Feb 23, 2021 at 18:51
After landing on Mars on February 18, Perseverance has been busy. In addition to its first images, Perseverance has captured a 360° view of Mars using its pair of onboard 20MP Navcams.
Feb 19, 2021 at 15:37
The Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars. The rover is in Jezero Crater, where it will spend its life exploring and analyzing the surface of Mars. The rover quickly sent back its first images.
Feb 4, 2021 at 16:38
Seán Doran has been prolific with his incredible videos of space and astronomical objects. He has denoised, graded, repaired, and retimed archival footage from JAXA's Kaguya orbiter for his latest work.
Jan 15, 2021 at 19:41
As part of CES 2021, Canon launched a new website allowing users to view select locations on earth from the Canon CE-SAT-1 satellite. Using the onboard Canon 5D Mark III and Canon telescope, you can zoom in and see our planet from a fresh perspective.
Jan 9, 2021 at 21:09
Researchers at the University of Arizona have used NASA's HiRISE camera, which is onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, to capture high-resolution images of the Valles Marineris canyon on Mars. The new images shed light on how the canyon formed and help better our understanding of Mars.
Dec 21, 2020 at 14:22
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured many beautiful, important images over its first 30 years in orbit. To celebrate the milestone, NASA published 30 new images, all highlighting Caldwell objects, celestial objects amateur astronomers around the world can view for themselves.
Dec 4, 2020 at 14:35
The sample-collecting probe filmed the Moon from close up and then captured its own landing, but the best bit is the color stitched panorama that's 15,000 pixels wide.
Nov 16, 2020 at 22:45
This autumn, Jean-Luc Dauvergne spent six nights at the Pic du Midi Observatory in the French Pyrenees photographing Mars during the recent Mars opposition. He used his images to create a global map of Mars, which he states is the best global map of Mars shot from Earth's surface.
Nov 12, 2020 at 21:15
Christie's is currently hosting an auction of a massive photo collection. The collection, 'Voyage to Another World: The Victor Martin-Malburet Photograph Collection', includes 700 lots and more than 2,400 separate items.
Oct 22, 2020 at 20:01
NASA creates amazing timelapse of the moment the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touches down on the Bennu Asteroid to collect rock samples - lifting off just six seconds later.
videoOct 9, 2020 at 20:49
Cameras have been in space since 1961 and have captured many iconic images over the past 60 years. Scott Manley has published an informative and fascinating new video discussing the history of cameras in space.
Oct 5, 2020 at 20:10
The Hubble Space Telescope has been capturing images of supernova SN2018gv since February 2018. It recently exploded in a brilliant display and Hubble captured the event.
Oct 2, 2020 at 20:19
Sigma UK and Sent Into Space teamed up to send a pair of full frame Sigma fp cameras nearly 20 miles from the surface of the Earth. One fp recorded 12-bit RAW 4K UHD video footage and the other recorded still images every five seconds throughout the journey.
Sep 15, 2020 at 18:45
Last year, Vaonis unveiled the Stellina smart telescope camera device. This smart device allows anyone to easily capture beautiful images of the night sky. Vaonis is developing a new feature, Automatic Mosaic-ing, that leverages the Stellina's ability to automatically stack and stitch images. Vaonis has demonstrated this new feature with a massive 546MP panorama image.
Sep 14, 2020 at 17:48
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) are jointly developing a 'Super Hi-Vision Camera' for JAXA's Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission. The camera will record the first 8K ultra high definition images of Mars and its moons, Phobos and Deimos, taken in proximity.
Sep 9, 2020 at 15:51
Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have successfully captured 3,200MP images using the future camera of the Legacy Survey of Space and Time telescope.
NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance mission to carry more cameras than any interplanetary mission in history
Jul 29, 2020 at 20:12
In total, there will be 25 cameras onboard, including 19 on the Perseverance rover, four on supporting elements and two more on the Ingenuity helicopter.
Jul 22, 2020 at 18:30
A group of space enthusiasts at ElderFox Documentaries has compiled images from three of NASA's Martian rovers to form a 4K video tour of the red planet.
Jul 17, 2020 at 18:48
The joint mission packs multiple imagers and will spend the next two years moving increasingly closer to the star.
videoJul 13, 2020 at 22:57
In April 2019, researchers in the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project unveiled the world's first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole. Now, over a year later, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has published a video that helps show off how incredible of a feat it was.
Video: Astronaut Doug Hurley on what it's like to photograph Earth from the International Space Station
videoJul 12, 2020 at 18:14
A short video shared by the International Space Station Twitter account has astronaut Doug Hurley share what it's like to photograph Earth from low Earth orbit.
Jul 5, 2020 at 22:23
Canon's CE-SAT-IB satellite camera was destroyed alongside six other satellites during Rocket Lab's ironically-named 'Pics or It Didn't Happen Mission.'
Jun 30, 2020 at 15:19
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) photographs the sun every 0.75 seconds. In its first decade in space, the SDO has captured more than 425 million images of the sun. NASA has compiled these images into an amazing time lapse, come check it out.
Jun 22, 2020 at 18:53
The satellite will be included as a payload on Rocket Lab's next launch.
Mar 9, 2020 at 18:11
The space agency used a different lens to capture this new 650-million-pixel Mars panorama.
Jan 31, 2020 at 18:38
The National Science Foundation has shared the highest-resolution images and video ever captured of the Sun.
Jan 30, 2020 at 18:25
Joining her images of Earth from space are two new selfies from NASA astronaut Jessica Meir captured during a recent ISS spacewalk.
Nov 27, 2019 at 19:03
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.
Oct 19, 2019 at 17:15
Ricoh teamed up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to develop a specialized Theta camera capable of withstanding the harsh conditions of space. The resulting images and videos have now been published.
Sep 30, 2019 at 20:53
The lens, which is destined for the $168 million 3.20-gigapixel Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), measures 1.57m (5.1ft) diameter and was delivered via semi to Menlo Park, California.
Aug 30, 2019 at 15:58
NASA has shared a new portrait of Jupiter with the world, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Aug 2, 2019 at 16:57
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.
Apr 29, 2019 at 18:58
To celebrate its 29th anniversary, the Hubble Space Telescope revisits an old friend, the Southern Crab Nebula.
Apr 22, 2019 at 14:00
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.
Apr 21, 2019 at 13:00
Seattle-based photographer Neil Buckland has been working with University of Washington scientist Dr. Tony Irving to photograph, in incredible detail, slices of meteorites that have fallen to earth with his Pentax K-1 and a custom-built rig. Get a look into space, and into the past, with some of Buckland's images.
Apr 3, 2019 at 17:45
Scientists will soon reveal 'a groundbreaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project.'
Feb 14, 2019 at 20:01
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.
Feb 6, 2019 at 19:36
China's Longjiang-2 satellite has captured an incredible image of the far side of the Moon with Earth making a cameo in the background.
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