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The Golden Age of NASA: every US space mission from Mercury to the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.

Every US space mission from Mercury to Apollo-Soyuz with astronauts color-coded by selection group./ have you ever wondered why we have never had a manned space mission outside the earth's orbit in over 40 years?


It's probably a good thing the comet we landed on won't be paying a visit to Earth.

When it's time for a little perspective... Just remember, you are an infinitesimal speck in the Grand Order of the Universe....

Perspective in space.

Perspective in space proportions - just when you thought you knew how vast the universe was./ Cosmos / Universo / Milki Way Galaxy / Earth / Solar System / Universe / Galactic

Así es el cometa donde ha aterrizado Philae de la misión Rosetta, comparado con Madrid: http://www.muyinteresante.es/ciencia/fotos/el-cometa-donde-aterrizara-rosetta-comparado-con-las-principales-ciudades-de-europa/rosetta-madrid

The ESA has compared the size of Comet to some major European cities, namely London, Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid and Rome.

Comet 67P | The strange shape of 67P turned an already challenging prospect into an extremely daunting one | Image: ESA/Rosetta/Navcam

Philae comet lander: Sleep well little probe

Rosetta's comet sings a mysterious 'song' - Through some kind of interaction in the comet's environment, weak magnetic field seems to be oscillating at low frequencies (ESA/Rosetta/NavCam)


The facts are pretty clear: the planet Earth is heating up, we are facing extinctions not seen in Epochs, and human population continues to explode, consum

#CometWatch - Búsqueda de Twitter

Today’s CometWatch entry presents a recent image of Comet – taken on 21 March 2015 – along with three previously unpublished close-up images taken during last October’s 10 km bound orbit.