Category: science

Bill Gates drinks water processed from human w…

Bill Gates drinks water processed from human waste. (via)

Jupiter on the horizon of one of its moons. 19…

Jupiter on the horizon of one of its moons. 1973 Soviet postcard with space art by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov.

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The Flying Bat Nebula in the constellation Cep…

The Flying Bat Nebula in the constellation Cepheus. (via)

Halloween in Space: Behold the spooktacular Wi…

Halloween in Space: Behold the spooktacular Witch Head Nebula, IC 2118, a reflection nebula in the Eridanus constellation, roughly 900 light-years from Earth. (via)

Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on…

Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on October 15, 2004.

Test pilot Scott Crossfield during a study of …

Test pilot Scott Crossfield during a study of the XMC-2 pressure suit, 1955.

Apollo astronauts on a geology field trip in I…

Apollo astronauts on a geology field trip in Iceland, July 1967. Neil Armstrong is in the middle, peering at something through a loupe.

Carl Sagan discusses water on ancient Mars. Sc…

Carl Sagan discusses water on ancient Mars. Scene from The Search Begins, a 1974 NASA film directed by Lester Novros, who worked on 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Earth and Moon, imagined in 1957 space art by …

Earth and Moon, imagined in 1957 space art by David A. Hardy.