Category: science

NASA future art by Rick Guidice, published in …

NASA future art by Rick Guidice, published in Space Settlements: A Design Study, 1977.

May 22, 1969 – The Apollo 10 command module ph…

May 22, 1969 – The Apollo 10 command module photographed from the lunar module after separation over the Moon.

Neighboring planets, painted by Don Dixon, 197…

Neighboring planets, painted by Don Dixon, 1978.

Space shuttle concept art from NASA, 1976.

Space shuttle concept art from NASA, 1976.

A future farm in space, as seen in NASA’s Spac…

A future farm in space, as seen in NASA’s Space Settlements: A Design Study, 1977. This would an agricultural section of a space habitat known as a Stanford torus, which means anywhere from 10,000 to 150,000 mouths to feed.

NASA future art by Rick Guidice, published in …

NASA future art by Rick Guidice, published in Space Settlements: A Design Study, 1977.

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket rolls out …

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket rolls out to launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral. What a sight.

(NASA)

May 20, 1956 – Detonating at Bikini Atoll in t…

May 20, 1956 – Detonating at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific, the 3.8-megaton Cherokee nuclear test was the first American airdrop of a hydrogen bomb.

A wrecked logging truck and crawler tractor am…

A wrecked logging truck and crawler tractor amidst ash and downed trees near Mount St. Helens on May 20, 1980, two days after an explosive eruption.

(Boston.com)

TODAY IN HISTORY: A sequence of photos snapped…

TODAY IN HISTORY: A sequence of photos snapped during trans-lunar injection as Apollo 10 headed toward the Moon, May 18, 1969. (NASA)