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the ISS from greece !

the ISS from greece !

Cat's Eye Nebula

Cat's Eye Nebula / 'Cosmos' is a Greek word for the order of the universe. In a way, it's the opposite of 'Chaos.' It implies the deep interconnectedness of all things. It conveys awe for the intricate and subtle way in which the universe is put together.

Nick named "eye of God" nebula.

Hubble picture of the Engraved Hourglass Nebula (also known as MyCn is a young planetary nebula situated in the southern constellation Musca about light-years away from Earth. The formation of the shape of the inner "eye" is not yet fully understood.

Know Your Nebulae

SPACE Astronomy Lesson: Know Your Nebulae. "The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands, day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they display knowledge

One of the most gorgeous, iconic nebula images of all time gets an IR upgrade: Horsehead Nebula

The Horse Head Nebula is a cloud of ionized- hydrogen in the constellation Orion. The clouds are lit from within by young hot stars. The interstellar dust absobs the light from part of ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast

Apollo 11 — First Men on the Moon    Buzz Aldrin stands near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy on July 16, 1969, carrying Armstrong, Aldrin, and Command Module Pilot Michael Collins. Armstrong and Aldrin forever changed the course of history by walking on the face of the moon.

The second man to walk on the moon, U. astronaut Buzz Aldrin, is being photographed by the first man on the surface, Neil Armstrong, during their Apollo 11 moon walk on July Image: US astronaut Buzz Aldrin (© Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

the Moon and the Arc of the Milky Way wallpaper. More amazing wallpapers on the website!

See photos of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA), a huge collection of radio telescopes being built in the desert of Chile.

Astronaut Andre Kuipers took this image of solar panels glinting in space. He wrote, "For days we've been flying along the border between night and day. Beautiful." Free #desktop #wallpaper- must re-pin and share!

Astronaut Andre Kuipers took this image of solar panels glinting in space. He wrote, "For days we've been flying along the border between night and day." The image was taken June

Space History Photo: On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and its seven-member crew were tragically lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. This photograph, taken a few seconds after the accident, shows the Space Shuttle Main Engines and Solid Rocket Booster exhaust plumes entwined around a ball of gas from the External Tank.

The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on 28 January when Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.i was watching it on tv and saw it happen,it was the saddest thing

SLOOH SpaceCamera  Annular Solar Eclipse   5.20.2012  by Kagaya Yutaka

Annular Solar Eclipse--the moon blocks most of the solar disk but leaves a ring of sun blazing around the moon's circumference. The full 'ring of fire' effect was visible in parts of eight states in the western U.

Galaxy

A rose made of galaxies *This image of a pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273 was released to celebrate the anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)