Category: science

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, observed by Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979.

The art of the cutaway, 1965-1975: illustrations by Davis Meltzer, Rick Guidice, Werner Büdeler, and Phil Santos.

The king of social distancing: Bruce McCandless on an untethered spacewalk, freely maneuvering up to 320 feet away from the Shuttle Challenger, February 7, 1984.

The rings of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe, April 2016. (NASA)

Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott in the open hatch of the Apollo 9 spacecraft on March 6, 1969.

March 26, 2008 – The Space Shuttle Endeavour comes home from a 16-day mission to the ISS, making a night landing on Runway 15 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

TODAY IN HISTORY: The 11-megaton “Romeo” nuclear test at Bikini Atoll on March 26, 1954, part of Operation Castle.

(Atomic Veterans of America)

The business men were unanimous in the desire to do everything necessary to check the influenza epidemic.

Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan, moon of Saturn, on this day in 1655. Space art by Kenneth Fagg, Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller, and David A. Hardy.

Comet Hyakutake streaks through space on March 25, 1996, imaged from the Johannes Kepler Observatory in Linz, Austria.