Current emotion: MOON.
Current emotion: MOON.
Not yet, anyway.
China’s spacecrafts were the first to land on the moon since 1976. Weibo loves drawing fan art of them.
On Saturday, China became the third country to explore space.
How do you like your cosmic latte?
The moon is really, really big.
But it hasn’t changed a bit.
It does WHAT on Uranus?!
Digital space artist Dana Berry is back with NASA to demonstrate how the LADEE spacecraft travels through space.
A few images to help to put the news of the day in perspective
The star of The Way, Way Back eats some Skittles and talks about his eclectic career.
The chunk of cheese in the sky was at its biggest and brightest this weekend. Did you remember to look up?
Conversely, perhaps the United States is way bigger. Obtuse geographical distances can be hard to wrap your mind around until something like this happens.
Many lives were lost while humanity endeavored to reach the stars. This memorial was placed on the surface of the moon in their memory.
Earth’s relationship status is set to “Complicated.” Forty years ago today, man left the moon’s surface for the last time.
[Insert butt pun here.]
For a man that didn’t talk that much, he said some pretty awesome stuff.
Neil Alden Armstrong has died at age 82. He was an astronaut, pilot, aerospace engineer, professor, and was the first person to set foot upon the Moon. His most famous words: “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Newt Gingrich Joins Jay Leno On The Tonight Show 7/18/2012 (via nbc.com)
Hello, “Melancholia.” I would be OK with dying this way. At least you’d get to see something amazing before gravity tore you apart.
Chart only goes up to 205 pounds, sorry.
The best place to see the eclipse was across Asia and parts of the western United States. It was the first solar eclipse visible in North America in nearly 18 years.
A “supermoon” is a full moon paired with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth. According to Wikipedia: “The association of the Moon with both oceanic and crustal tides has led to claims that the supermoon phenomenon may be associated with increased risk of events such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.”
And let’s just throw in the aurora and and some storms while we’re at it.
Candidacy is on the ropes, as is his moon state.
Do you feel bad for him yet?
Here’s the bill he introduced providing a path to statehood for a moon base. Is he a visionary? — you betcha.