Articles tagged "space"

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Redditor 'unwraps' iconic Apollo 11 image, showing Buzz Aldrin's perspective for first time

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.

After a month of being offline, Hubble captures images showing off two ‘oddball’ galaxies

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.

Video: Timelapse series shows astronauts installing solar array on International Space Station

The series of timelapse videos show ESA and NASA astronauts installing an ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (IROSA).

Video: Photographer captures a spacewalk as the ISS transits the Sun

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

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.

This photograph illustrates how quickly the International Space Station orbits Earth

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

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.

NASA's Curiosity rover photographs rare shimmering clouds on the Red Planet

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.

Mars Curiosity rover sends 'selfie' from its ongoing tour of Mars

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.

Incredible new image shows the magnetic fields at the edge of the M87 black hole

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.

NASA Ingenuity helicopter prepares for the first powered, controlled flight on another planet

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has begun preparations ahead of its maiden flight, which will mark the first powered flight on another planet.

China's Tianwen-1 probe captures incredible HD images of Mars

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.

NASA shares Perseverance's first 360° view of Mars

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.

Update: NASA's ambitious Perseverance rover lands on Mars and sends back its first images

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.

Video: Orbit around the moon for 4 hours in this real-time video

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.

Explore earth from the Canon CE-SAT-1 satellite and its onboard Canon 5D Mark III

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.

NASA's HiRISE orbital camera captures enlightening close-up shots of Martian surface

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.

NASA celebrates Hubble's 30th birthday with 30 new stunning images of space

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.

China’s Chang’e-5 probe beams high-res color panoramic of the Moon's surface

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.

Video: Astrophotographer  creates stunning global map of Mars

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.

Documenting humanity's journey into space: Over 2,400 iconic space images are up for auction

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.

NASA shares photos captured by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft during its 6-second stay on an asteroid

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.

Video: The history of cameras in space and how iconic space photos were captured

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.

Hubble captures supernova 70M light-years away as it briefly outshines its host galaxy

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.

Earth from 100,000 feet: Sigma sent the fp mirrorless camera into near space

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.

Vaonis teases upcoming feature for its Stellina smart telescope with 546MP panorama

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.

JAXA and NHK team up to send 8K camera into space for Mars exploration

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.

Researchers capture 3,200MP image using future telescope camera

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

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.

Go on a 4K video tour of Mars with images captured by NASA's Mars rovers

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.

NASA and ESA Solar Orbiter spacecraft sends back closest ever images of the Sun

The joint mission packs multiple imagers and will spend the next two years moving increasingly closer to the star.

Video: Zooming to the heart of Messier 87's supermassive black hole

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

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.

Canon's CE-SAT-IB satellite camera destroyed during Rocket Lab's Electron rocket launch

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.'

A decade of sun: NASA captured 425 million photos of the sun and made a time lapse

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.

Canon is sending a satellite with high-resolution camera tech into space

The satellite will be included as a payload on Rocket Lab's next launch.

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.

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.

Ricoh shares 360º photos, videos from space captured in partnership with JAXA

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.

The world's largest optical lens has been delivered for a $168M, 3.2-gigapixel telescope camera

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.

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.

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.

Hubble ushers in 29th anniversary with colorful new Southern Crab Nebula image

To celebrate its 29th anniversary, the Hubble Space Telescope revisits an old friend, the Southern Crab Nebula.

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.

Seeing into space: Cosmic Microscapes with photographer Neil Buckland

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.

European officials expected to announce first image of black hole on April 10

Scientists will soon reveal 'a groundbreaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project.'

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.

Chinese satellite captures image showing both Earth and the Moon's far side

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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