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An exhaust cloud engulfs Launch Pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida as space shuttle Endeavour lifts off into the night sky.

coisas para se pensar, ou impensaveis ao universo. È tao infinito ao meu ver e tao enorme, que é difícil descrever a grandiosidade em palavras.

our solar system, the sun, arcturus, antares, the milky way and the universe. How does the size of earth stack up.

The Flight Deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour    Image Credit & Copyright: Ben Cooper (Launch Photography), Spaceflight Now

In this incredible photo by Ben Cooper, we see the highly sophisticated flight deck (cockpit) of the NASA space shuttle, Endeavour.

August 2012 -solar flare (CME)  foto NASA via

August 2012 -solar flare (CME) foto NASA via

concept ships: A tribute to NASA's space shuttle program on concept ships

The United States Space Shuttle: We Love Everything About Space Exploration !

If there's intelligent life within 100 light years of our planet, it's likely they've already gotten an earful (or antennae-ful, or whatever analogous organ-ful) of our radio and TV shows, which have been leaking into space since we first started broadcasting them. Scientists have also sent messages, images and even phonograph records into space in order to show E.T. that humanity isn't just about 'The Lone Ranger' and 'I Love Lucy.'

If there's intelligent life within 100 light years of our planet, it's likely…

Funny pictures about Nighttime Space Shuttle Launch. Oh, and cool pics about Nighttime Space Shuttle Launch. Also, Nighttime Space Shuttle Launch photos.

A closer look at Orion

A closer look at Orion

The constellation of Orion holds much more than three stars in a row. A deep exposure shows everything from dark nebula to star clusters, all embedded in an extended patch of gaseous wisps in the greater Orion Molecular Cloud Complex.

Cross section, cutaway, or x-ray illustrations, call it whatever you want, but they're the best way to understand how things work. They are fascinating. In this new Sploid series we will present some of the best cutaway drawings from around the world. The first collection includes 32 awesome spacecrafts.

Get lost in these fascinating spacecraft cutaway illustrations

Less than a year after its birth, NASA announced its first astronaut class, the Mercury Seven, on April This drawing of the Mercury capsule was used by the Space Task Group at the first NASA inspection, on Oct.

This Mind Blowing Image of the Eclipse Taken From Space Can't Possibly Be Real

This Mind Blowing Image of the Eclipse Can't Possibly Be Real (Updated)

Breathtaking picture of the solar eclipse from space.I don't know if this is an "artists" vision, or something the Space Station or Nasa shot, but it is amazing to behold nevertheless


*Spectacular* night photography: Milky Way over Jackson Lake & the Tetons at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming ~ photographer Royce Bair