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The most famous satellites in history have ballooned to epic proportions

mikenudelman: “The most famous satellites in history have ballooned to epic proportions.

30 Illustrated Travel Posters for Fantasy Destinations

30 Illustrated Travel Posters for Fantasy Destinations

Space Posters, Retro Posters, Vintage Travel Posters, Space Illustration, Digital Illustration, Festival Posters, Space Travel, Travel Quotes, Kitchen Renovations

A diagram explains the Curiosity Mars rover using the 1,000 most common words in the English language

An excerpt from Randall Munroe's "Thing Explainer" puts the Curiosity Mars rover into incredibly simple terms.

What No New Particles Means for Physics | Quanta Magazine

What No New Particles Means for Physics | Quanta Magazine

Deep Space Gateway

NASA's human spaceflight plans come into focus with announcement of Deep Space Gateway

Russia has developed the design for a space hotel that could be in orbit as early as 2016

Design of the Commercial Space Station (CSS)

Russia has developed the design for a space hotel that could be in orbit as early as 2016

Cassini | NASA

Cassini | NASA

Landing Sequence of the Curiosity Mars Rover

Landing Sequence of the Curiosity Mars Rover

Space infographic from Ria Novosti: Landing Sequence of the Curiosity Mars Rover

understanding nuclear weapons #TheASGproject

Understanding Nuclear Weapons [the sources are also linked to in the comments section, for those interested] - Subnormality

As an object (a blackbody) is heated, the radiation it emits will always be described by the blackbody spectrum for the temperature of the body, with the curve peaking to higher and higher frequency.

Blackbody Radiation: Frequency and Wavelength (Size 1 MB) is a handy, easy to use, Java based tool specially designed to help you analyze the blackbody radiation.

All Your Favorite Spaceships, Compared by Size | Exploring the moon Richard Kruse | WIRED.com

The Coolest Spaceships Ever Built, Compared by Size

The site also has rather exhaustive lists of historic spacecraft missions.