Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
8 Minutes of the Earth’s Rotation
How I wish our planet’s movement was this apparent while staring at the night sky. It could probably make a lot more people realize just how tiny we are compared to this vast unexplored galaxy above our heads.
This is a stack of 70 pictures with a 5 second exposure each at ISO 3200 and f/2.2.
Photographed by: Paolo Nacpil
Space Shot of the Day: The Huygens Landing on Titan
On January 14th, 2005, the Huygens space probe landed on the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan (shown left). Organized as a joint mission by the Italian Space Agency, ESA and NASA, the Huygens’ touchdown marked the first spacecraft landing in the outer solar system and still remains the most distant landing of any craft launched from Earth to this day.
Beautiful Pipedream of the Day: Terraformed Mars
Check out Kevin Gill’s concept art of what the Red Planet might look like if it could be terraformed with Earth-like oceans and life. The image shown on the left is the view of Mars’ eastern hemisphere, you can also check out the view of its western hemisphere here.
Monday, 8th of October, 2012 ~ 6:00am MDT
Felix Baumgartner - The first human jump from the edge of Space will attempt to break the speed of sound in freefall (2012)