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Norman Thagard is the first American to ride to space on board a Russian vehicle, and can be considered the first A… began to operate in 1958, one year after Sputnik 1 was launched by the Soviets. Sputnik 1 was the first artifi… and its 79 moons moving through space.
Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeThree Yemen men sued NASA for trespassing on Mars by claiming they had inherited the planet thousands of years ago,… @elonmusk Almost like a rocket :) @elonmusk Wow @elonmusk Great!Unreal I buy this at a store? Really cool thing. Touching Sunrise. Credit: NASA Johnson Space Center do you like redesigned Tesla Model S?
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Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel in an orbit, right after his landing. Telescope Hubble does not travel to stars, planets, or galaxies. It takes pictures of them as it whirls aroun… surface of Venus. @DonaldM38768041 worked with images of Venus' surface from the Soviet Venera landers. Here's… plays the long game.
Space is hard.How Long Is One Day on Other Planets? Mercury - 1,408 hours Venus - 5,832 hours Earth - 24 hours Mars - 25 hours J… Starship Family. Credit @Erdayastronaut Not To Land an Interplanetary Starship. (9 December 2020) Credit: SpaceX Crater Was a Lake in Mars' Ancient Past. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Aurora beauty. Source @Msuraev
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Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeAs of today, NASA has confirmed 3,188 other planetary systems like our solar system! Video by @TomHandsPhysics ISS passing in front of the Moon at 7.67 km/s Source: Peter Rosen (IG: pixmix_photo) at the Heart of the Orion Nebula. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech STScI
Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our own, is still 40,208,000,000,000 km away.Tripping on the moon. All footage from Apollo 17 mission. Credit: NASA
Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeHi from outer space."After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.'" - William S. BurroughsHey, check out this view Credit @esa @astro_reid
Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeLIVE: Starship SN9 Test Flight Falcon 9 rocket fairing reentry. Credit @SpaceX your crewmate trying to watch the world cup on a space treadmill. Credit: NASA/Roscosmos 1 was the 7th crewed Soviet space flight, being the 1st space flight to carry more than one crewman into or… Takes Portrait of the ‘Lost Galaxy’ Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, J. Lee and the PHANGS-HST Team Aspera Ad Astra @MariusWalloe Yes :)The hostile environment of space @ShuttleAlmanac @AILERON001 @astro_reid @Astro_Alex Done. ThanksIn this video @astro_reid and @Astro_Alex
GoPro camera inside a water bubble in zero gravity. to park Soyuz vehicle in space. Credit: NASA/Roscosmos Astronaut Bruce McCandless II Floats Free in Space. First, Untethered, Free Flight Spacewalk. (1984) Credit:… to drive an electric vehicle on the Moon surface. (1972) Apollo 16 Grand Prix (Lunar Rover Rooster Tails on M…
Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeDriving Distances on Mars and the Moon. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech advancements in space technology, space sickness remains one of NASA’s biggest headaches. More than half of… Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841 Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, Subaru; Composition & Copyright: Roberto Co… Aurora beauty. Source @Msuraev Sahara from space. Image credit: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA…
First, it was an idea that turned into a dream.Moon phases. Can't stop watching fantastic uninterrupted view of a SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage touching on one of the company's drone ships. Credi… Tito (b. 1940), from the USA, was the first space tourist to fund his own trip into space in 2001
Have you seen UFO?Then-spouses Jan Davis (b. 1953) and Mark Lee (b. 1952), USA, was the first married couple serving together in spac…'s New Horizons spacecraft captured this image of the blue haze around the dwarf planet Pluto during its histor… people live in this circle than outside it. about it. color scan of the original computer printout of the "Wow!" signal as detected by the Big Ear Radio Observatory in…
Wow"If it’s a new planet, sign me up. I’m tired of driving around the block, boldly going where hundreds have gone bef… Days from Landing on Mars"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science." - Edwin Hubble, Astronomer"Astronomy taught us our insignificance in Nature." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet"Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the w…
This is how an Aurora is created. is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.Rider on the Raptor engine. Credit @kimitalvitie"People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining." - Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicistOn December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk with their first powered airc…
Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeRoad to Mars By @SpacePadreIsle Aldrin is 91 years old today! Happy Birthday!"We're made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." - Carl Sagan automatic control!Soviet Space Shuttle Buran (1988) The first and last spaceflight.
F-22 making a Herbst manager which allows an aircraft to quickly reverse direction using a combination of high anlg… to land a space shuttle Space Station view of Sarychev Volcano near Japan. Credit: NASA/ISS @CrainGeorge @OGSamuraiNC Agree but much more is ahead of us!An amazing close-up of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket landing. Truly outstanding! deployment from the ISS Sun accounts for 99.86% of the mass in our solar system with a mass of around 330,000 times that of Earth. Did…
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Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeDuring the Apollo 15 mission in 1971, astronaut David Scott showed that Galileo was right: acceleration is the same… googol is a large number equal to 10^(10^2)=10^(100) (i.e., a 1 with 100 zeros following it). Written out explici… month until Perseverance lands on Mars. Credit: NASA’s moon Io is the most volcanically active body in our solar system. The moon’s bizarre, blotted yellowish… would take nine years to walk to the moon.Just as colors are made more dramatic in sunsets on Earth, sunsets on Mars, according to NASA, would appear bluish… Asteroid and Earth at Closest Approach. Credit: Marina Brozović/JPL
Retweeted by Space Explorer MikeThere is a volcano on Mars three times the size of Everest. At 600 km wide and 21 km high, Olympus Mons is a volc… a beautiful view from the International Space Station solution Credit @kimitalvitie (plural astrophiles) One who loves stars or astronomy."Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe." - Albert Einstein