Curious about the behaviour of water in microgravity, ISS astronauts Steve Swanson, Reid Wiseman, and Alexander Gerst suspend a GoPro camera inside a bubble.
It’s all about surface tension, apparently.
If you have the appropriate eyewear, you can also
watch it in 3D.
(H/T: Graeme Kelly)
The International Space Station passses in front of a daytime moon, around 400km above the earth.
Ever wonder what it’s like to be in the International Space Station?
Now you can view our planet LIVE via the ISS webcams.
I can see my house…
Multi-layered CGI composites of ISS photos,and geodata created by London-based fine artist Marc Khachfe, who explainz:
…I was blown away by the nighttime images taken of cities at night by the astronauts on the ISS (international space station) and wanted to print out a large poster of the london one for my office, but I found them too blurry and too small to look good good printed out large format.
The images above (London, Paris, San Francisco and Montreal) while geographically accurate, are augmented interpretations.
€44 and €145, he’ll composite the city of your choice and supply prints up to 1m².
We would choose
Eight months after the fact,
Glove and Boots parodies Commander Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity farewell video.
Luca Parmitano (top) and his rare shot of a cloud-free Dublin from the International Space Station.
Commander Chris Hadfield speaks to NASA’s Public Affairs Manager Rob Navias about his five-month mission.
It’s a sad day as ‘Uncle Chris’ Commander Hadfield leaves orbit after the successful completion of his mission [which involved photographing Ireland during downtime] on the International Space Station.
As a tribute,
Dave MacLean has put together an interactive map of all photos taken by Chris of the auld sod.
His daughter studies in Dublin, don’t you know?
Previously: How he Takes Those Wonderful Photos
Hat tip Dara O’Briain
UPDATE: Uncle Chris goes out on a song…
(Hat tip: Rachel Wynne)
Thanks ‘Uncle’ Chris.
That’s an awful lot of weather.
Another dispatch in our ongoing love affair with Commander Chris ‘Uncle Chris’
Hadfield, wherein he explains how he takes his photos of planet Earth.
Added bonus – a photo of
the moon ushering in the dawn over the US.
daughter lives in Dublin, don’t you know.