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τουρισμός στα αστερία….

Δεν είναι μακριά η εποχή που θα ταξιδεύουμε στα αστέρια. Σήμερα ας κανουμε ένα φανταστικό ταξίδι με τις τουριστικές αφίσες από το «μέλλον» που έφτιαξαν στη NASA/JPL. Πηγή: Visions of the Future

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Exploring the World’s Protected Areas from Space | NASA

  A new book released this week highlights how the view from space with Earth-orbiting sensors is being used to protect some of the world’s most interesting, changing, and threatened places. From space, Egmont National Park in New Zealand shows … Συνέχεια

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The dogs that conquered space

Space walkies … a postcard of Belka and Strelka in their rocket. Photograph: Fuel Publishing μέσω The dogs that conquered space | Art and design | The Guardian.

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Ready for Takeoff from Mexico

Just hours before Branson made the announcement, his rival in this space race, Elon Musk of SpaceX, was all set to unveil his latest spaceship – the next generation’ Dragon V2 spacecraft at an event in California. While Brandon’s flights … Συνέχεια

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False-Color Image of Earth Highlights Plant Growth | NASA

On Aug. 3, 2004, NASA’s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft began a seven-year journey, spiraling through the inner solar system to Mercury. One year after launch, the spacecraft zipped around Earth, getting an orbit correction from … Συνέχεια

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Expedition 38 Takes an In-Flight Crew Portrait | NASA

Expedition 38 crew members pose for an in-flight crew portrait in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station on Feb. 22, 2014. Pictured (clockwise from top center) are Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, commander; Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi … Συνέχεια

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Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth

Who would have thought traveling to outer space could be such a profound experience? OK, probably everybody, but these former astronauts really articulate it in a way that was just a little mind-blowing. OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo. μέσω … Συνέχεια

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First Class of Female Astronauts | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

(February 28, 1979) From left to right are Shannon W. Lucid, Margaret Rhea Seddon, Kathryn D. Sullivan, Judith A. Resnik, Anna L. Fisher, and Sally K. Ride. NASA selected all six women as their first female astronaut candidates in January … Συνέχεια

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Artists Conception of Space Station Freedom | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Alan Chinchars 1991 rendition of the Space Station Freedom in orbit. The painting depicts the completed space station. Earth is used as the images backdrop with the Moon and Mars off in the distance. Freedom was to be a permanently … Συνέχεια

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A perfect sky by ESA

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is spending six months on the International Space Station conducting experiments and keeping the orbital outpost running with five colleague astronauts. In Luca’s spare time he photographs our world from 400 km high, looking out of … Συνέχεια

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Are We Alone, Really?

The race to find intelligent life, or any life at all, beyond Earth has been a heated space scramble for decades. Even though no concrete evidence of extraterrestrials has ever been confirmed, it seems like every space probe ever launched … Συνέχεια

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Neil Armstrong 80th birthday

Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon, turns 80. The former NASA astronaut will be feted officially on his birthday, but the low-profile life he has chosen for himself in Lebanon, Ohio, since 1971 suggests he will shun a … Συνέχεια

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