Category: nasa

1975 NASA concept art by Don Davis pictures NA…

1975 NASA concept art by Don Davis pictures NASA’s Viking 1 probe descending to the surface of Mars.

Our gorgeous planet photographed by the astron…

Our gorgeous planet photographed by the astronauts of Gemini 11 as they zoomed through space on September 14, 1966.

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Astronaut Mae Jemison, first African-American …

Astronaut Mae Jemison, first African-American woman in space, seen here aboard the Shuttle Endeavour, September 1992. Via @usnatarchives.

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Sally Ride and helmet.

Sally Ride and helmet.

Space selfie by Donald R. Pettit, taken outsid…

Space selfie by Donald R. Pettit, taken outside the ISS, January 15, 2003.

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Gemini 11 orbits Earth on September 14, 1966.

Gemini 11 orbits Earth on September 14, 1966.

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Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper takes a…

Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper takes a space selfie on September 12, 2006.

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20 YEARS AGO TODAY: The Space Shuttle Discover…

20 YEARS AGO TODAY: The Space Shuttle Discovery in the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, September 14, 1998.

Our gorgeous planet photographed by the astron…

Our gorgeous planet photographed by the astronauts of Gemini 11 as they zoomed through space on September 14, 1966. (NASA/ASU)

September 14, 1966: It’s a beautiful sight as …

September 14, 1966: It’s a beautiful sight as the Gemini 11 spacecraft passes over Australia on its 26th orbit.