At least $200,000,000 up in smoke as an unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded in Virginia moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames also burning the launch site.
No one was injured following the catastrophic launch in NASA’s first commercial spaceflight effort. The entire island is now on lockdown, not even firefighters allowed.
NASA is paying billions of dollars to Orbital Sciences and the SpaceX company to make station deliveries, and it’s counting on SpaceX and Boeing to start flying U.S. astronauts to the orbiting lab as early as 2017. Continue reading
NASA‘s Curiosity rover filmed an odd-looking, moving light heading while on the surface of Mars!
These pictures have not been doctored, and were in-fact taken by the Curiosity rover!
In the first JPL full resolution image, a bright light appears above some mountains (taken by the rover’s Navcam Right camera). Continue reading
Somewhere Dov Charney is laughing his arse off after American Apparel mistakenly did the unthinkable by posting this image of the horrific NASA Challenger space shuttle explosion as their happy July 4th photo tweet..
In a statement, the company claimed a social media geek mistook the iconic photo for holiday fireworks.
American Apparel apologized for the mistake, saying that their social media manager was born after 1986 and was unfamiliar with the iconic images from the disaster, which killed all seven astronauts on board. Continue reading
Check out this never-before-seen object captured in these photographs by NASA’s Hubble space telescope.
It’s something that no astronomer has ever seen before – an asteroid with six comet-like tails that isn’t moving like a comet and it’s not made of ice. It’s just up there rotating like a dance club light.
How’s this for a perfectly timed photo? A NASA camera caught the very moment a frog was catapulted into the heavens during a rocket launch last week.
NOTE: This image has not been altered in any way! Poor little froggy got an unexpected boost, from a booster rocket..