Moon Rise – YouTube. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcHUlVMKy5o&list=UUmheCYT4HlbFi943lpH009Q&index=3&feature=plcp#] Aboard the International Space Station in May 2012, Expedition 31 astronaut Don Pettit opened the shutters covering the cupola observation windows in time to watch the moon rise. The time-lapse scene was photographed from the airlock of the Station’s Russian segment.
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March 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Aeronautics, Cool Science, NASA, Science
Turn up your computer’s volume and watch this great video of a shuttle launch! The video was produced for the upcoming Special Edition Ascent: Commemorating Space Shuttle DVD/BluRay. The sound mixing and enhancement were done by the folks at Skywalker Sound. YouTube Direct
July 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Aeronautics, Cool Science, NASA, Space Age
For All Mankind, directed by Al Reinert, documents the NASA Apollo missions using original NASA footage. The film, including NASA communication recordings and astronaut interviews, offers an in depth and first-hand look at the Apollo program and people as it evolved. Now, thanks to Hulu, this fantastic documentary is available to watch free online! Visit [...]
May 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Aeronautics, K-12, NASA, Science
Mike Massimino helps answer the one question he and other astronauts get asked most often: “How do you ‘go’ in space?” Mike catches up with STS-132 Mission Specialists Steve Bowen and Piers Sellers as they get some “refreshers” on the use of shuttle Atlantis’ “Space Potty.” Bowen, Sellers and their four crewmates are scheduled to [...]
June 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Aeronautics, Engineering, NASA, Science
Building a space launch vehicle is one of the most complex engineering tasks imaginable: Over a million parts must come together and work perfectly under extremely severe conditions. How do you go about building something like this? What are some of the tools and strategies engineers use? And just what is “Systems Engineering?” Go on [...]