spacettf:

Archive: Aurora Australis and Starfield (NASA, International Space Station, 04/22/03) by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
This beautiful aurora and starfield were photographed by one of the Expedition 6 crew members aboard the International Space Station.
Image credit: NASA

spacettf:

Archive: Aurora Australis and Starfield (NASA, International Space Station, 04/22/03) by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on Flickr.

Tramite Flickr:
This beautiful aurora and starfield were photographed by one of the Expedition 6 crew members aboard the International Space Station.

Image credit: NASA

  • NASA: provides troves of data about the moon that couldn't be made up
  • NASA: provides images of it used by technologies that were just being made at the time
  • NASA: provided thousands of jobs to citizens in the quest to learn about the moon
  • NASA: uses the very real data acquired from its moon missions to further understand moon formations and satellites like it
  • NASA: dealt with grueling tests, trials and tribulations to get people on the moon
  • person:
  • some conspiracy site you got linked off a youtube vid about aliens: what if he nasa not went not moon?
  • person: you have a point, this could have all been staged

ifunnyws:

Tina Fey about women and science.

(via women-in-science)

Rovie is taking a beating.

Rovie is taking a beating.

spaceexp:

Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Jim Lovell and more at today’s renaming of the NASA O&C building for Neil Armstrong.

spaceexp:

Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Jim Lovell and more at today’s renaming of the NASA O&C building for Neil Armstrong.

commandmodulepilot:

45 years ago, three astronauts blasted off on a mission to put man on the moon.

(via climate-changing)

whitehouse:

“Forty-five years ago, while the world watched as one, the United States of America set foot on the moon. It was a seminal moment not just in our country’s history, but the history of all humankind.” —President Obama on meeting with the Apollo 11 crew and their families to mark the 45th anniversary of the first lunar landing.

todaysdocument:

Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin make the first moonwalk, on July 20, 1969.

In these clips they can been seen planting the U.S. Flag on the lunar surface and experimenting with various types of movement in the Moon’s lower gravity, including loping strides and kangaroo hops.

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

From the series: Headquarters’ Films Relating to Aeronautics, 1962 - 1981. Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2006

via Media Matters » Stepping Stones to the Moon