Super Hi-Res Moon Video From LRO

This amazing video shows the moon in incredibly high detail, it looks beautiful! The video was created from thousands of photographs taken from NASA’s Lunar Recconaissance Orbiter.

Check out this article on PetaPixel for more details and links to other images.

Shuttle Launch From On-Board Cameras

This is such an awesome way of watching a shuttle launch and to realize how quickly it takes to get into space flying at 3000mph! Also getting to see all the different parts of the shuttle fly off when they are finished with and just float around in space- the footage of that is quite surreal- until they fall back down to Earth.

Check out the article over on PetaPixel.

X-Rayed Space Suit

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I would love to have an X-Ray machine, you could get some amazing images of every day things. If you happen to be lucky enough to have a space suit laying around as well as an X-Ray machine then you can do something like this!

Check out the NationalGeographic article for more images and details.

Earth from Orbit 2012- NASA

http://www.youtube.com/v/sckOSMf-LpY This is a interesting video of Earth from space by NASA which has some really beautiful imagery in it. It would be nice to know more about what some of the images actually show, but even so it is still great to watch.

Earth Never Sleeps- NASA Video

This is an amazing video from NASA putting together images of the Earth at night, its just a shame I cannot find a high-res video to embed here. Check out SkyNews for a decent resolution video.

I love the almost perfectly straight line of fishing ships at 1 minute 31 seconds.

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Landing Videos

This photograph, from Wired.com, is from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter at the moment when the parachute opened during the landing process as the NASA Curiosity rover was slowing down to land on Mars.

Check out the original article for more details from Wired.com.

What was meant to happen during the landing process:

A video from within the headquarters during the landing process and the first images as they are transmitted back from the rover. This is such an amazing video showing all of the stages and the tension build up and release when it lands: