Planet Earth’s Northern Hemisphere Time Lapse

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Russian weather satellite Electro-L orbiting 25,000 miles above the Earth has taken the highest resolution images of our home planet ever. After compiling the images, this amazing time lapse of the Earth’s North hemisphere was the result. The month old video has over 1.5 million hits, and is covered by NYDailyNews, FoxLA, and LongIslandPress.   Read more: […]

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Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Performs Record Breaking Jump From Stratosphere

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After high winds delayed the event last week, Daredevil Felix Baumgartner has finally made history over the weekend performing a record breaking jump from space. The 43 year old Austrian teamed up with Red Bull Stratos to accomplish the incredible 128,100 feet jump from the stratosphere that also helped him pass the speed of sound. The skydiving pro reached a […]

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Astronauts Spot Different World Cities From The International Space Station.

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When I was a kid, I dreamed of being an astronaut. Floating around in a space shuttle/station and looking down on Earth from above must be an absolutely incredible feeling. Thanks to astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio who are part of Expedition 38 aboard the International Space Station, more people can know what that feels like. The pair […]

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Watch Curiosity Rover’s Mars Descent in Stunning HD

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In a “painstaking labor of love,” Bard Canning spent more than a month turning the original low-resolution, four frames-per-second video from the Curiosity rover’s descent to Mars into a 30 frames-per-second, high resolution masterpiece. After adding motion-tracking and adjustment points, Canning was able to create a much more fluid and detailed video of the landing […]

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Astronaut Releases Amazing Photos Taken From The International Space Station.

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As if he hadn’t done enough to get the public at large interested in space with his zero-gravity version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”(video below), Col. Chris Hadfield has released a book of photographs taken from the international space station called You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes, published by Little Brown. These photos […]

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Video Captures 100,000-Mile Solar Flare

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A new video from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows a solar flare that took the shape of a light bulb on Oct. 14. The glowing “light bulb” plasma display stretches 100,000 miles long. Located on the left side of the Sun, the active region was not facing Earth at the time, but it has since […]

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The World Outside My Window Time Lapse Of Earth From The ISS

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David Peterson made this awe-inspiring time lapse montage, titled World Outside My Window, taken from the International Space Station.  Life has a whole new perspective after viewing the Earth from space.  “The goal with this sequence was to bring a bit more attention to the station itself, including the humans aboard it, particularly Don Pettit (appearing in […]

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30 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

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Daily Overview is a new project that shares one satellite photo from Digital Globes a day in an attempt to change the way we see our planet Earth. The project was inspired by the Overview Effect experience, which is a cognitive shift of perspective and worldview experienced by the astronauts when they get to see […]

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Hubble Reveals Farthest Star Explosion Yet

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Astronomers have spotted the most distant massive star explosion of its kind, a supernova that could help scientists better understand the nature of the universe. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists recently caught sight of Supernova UDS10Wil (nicknamed SN Wilson) which exploded more than 10 billion years ago. It took more than 10 billion years […]

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