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CURIOSITY ROVER
Curiosity Rover on Mars!

This self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Rover was taken at Namib Dune on January 19, 2016 (sol 1,228) and is made up of 57 images. The rover's arm is not visible since the camera used to take the images is mounted on the end of it.

INSIGHT LANDER
Insight Lander on Mars!

Insight took it's first selfie on December 11, 2018. Listen to the Martian wind blow across the spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensors as they picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds in Mars’ Elysium Planitia region.

EXOPLANET HUNTING
EXOPLANET HUNTING

The Spitzer Infrared Space Telescope finds a planet that is 13,000 light years away. The orange circle is our ground telescope's normal area of study while the orange cone was the Kepler Planet Hunting Telescope's field of view.

SCIENTIFIC ADVANCEMENT
Scientific Advancement thru the ages

Never stop learning about science, pick a scientific field you enjoy and stay engaged with it for life.

HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT VEHICLES 1961-2014 TO SCALE
HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT VEHICLES 1961-2014 TO SCALE
PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS
PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS

Discovery and Assignment of Elements with Atomic Numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118. IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete. For a brief history on the development of this table visit Setting the Table.

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WEATHER RADAR AND TEMPERATURE MAPS

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A GLIMPSE OF WHAT AWAITS US AS HUMANITY TAKES THE NEXT GIANT LEAP!

HUBBLE'S ANDROMEDA GALAXY CLOSE UP VIEW ON JANUARY 5, 2015

FLY AROUND THE EARTH ON THE ISS
Fly around Pluto and Charon on New Horizons.

APOLLO 8 EARTHRISE: THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY
Take a look at this video that shows an accurate model (to scale) of the Solar System built in a desert and ends with the Apollo Astronauts talking about seeing the Earth as a whole for the first time.

JUNO'S FLYBY OF EARTH ON OCTOBER 9, 2013
The Juno spacecraft also captured a unique time-lapse movie of the Galilean satellites in motion around Jupiter that can be seen here.

SIZE COMPARISONS FOR THE PLANETS, STARS, GALAXIES, ETC
Another amazing size comparison video from the smallest known object and shortest measurable distance to the largest known object and the longest measurable distance.

A YEAR ON EARTH EXPLAINED IN DETAIL
Watch this video for more information on how the Earth, Sun, and Milky Way Galaxy all move through space.

All known asteroids inside the orbit of Jupiter as of 2018 can be seen here.

A VIEW OF THE MOON TRANSITING THE EARTH
This animation features actual satellite images of the far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) and telescope, and the Earth from one million miles away. The images were taken between 3:50pm and 8:45pm EST on July 16, 2015.
SPACEX MAKES HISTORY WITH ROCKET LANDING!

THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD (200,000 BC - 2016 AD)

THE HISTORY OF URBANIZATION (3700 BC - 2000 AD)




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