Press kit covers created by contractors who worked on the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission.
circumhorizontal arcs photographed by (click pic) david england, andy cripe, del zane, todd sackmann and brandon rios. this atmospheric phenomenon, otherwise known as a fire rainbow, is created when light from a sun that is at least 58 degrees above the horizon passes through the hexagonal ice crystals that form cirrus clouds which, because of quick cloud formation, have become horizontally aligned. (see also: previous cloud posts)
intrepid: Earthrise, photographed from Apollo 12, November 1969.
5 Hasselblad photographs, taken from lunar orbit, between 18th and 21st November.
Image credit: NASA/JSC, c/o LPI. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.
An orbital sunrise brightens this view of space shuttle Discovery’s vertical stabilizer, orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods, docking mechanism, remote manipulator system/orbiter boom sensor system (RMS/OBSS) and payload bay photographed by an STS-133 crew member on the shuttle during flight day 12 activities.
This picture looks surreal. It’s beautiful.
Photographic soap bubble studies by Santiago Betancur Z that look like planetsPhotographer and painter Santiago Betancur Z explores the intersection between science and abstract art in his photographic studies of bubbles, as well as producing life-size figure painting. In his photographs and video recordings, Betancur Z captures imagery of soap bubbles against dark backgrounds, showcasing the random kaleidoscopic color and light effects produced by the delicate spheres, and the chance allusions that occur in their surfaces
A curated collection of images and videos committed to the idea that science is beautiful.
A Lab 43 Project.