Reaction Engines Limited. SpaceX. AMS-02 - The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment. Shuttle-atlantis-sts135-launch-pad-ingalls-1920.jpg (JPEG Image, 1280×800 pixels) - Scaled (95%) Perspective-astronauts-have-it-3250-1306867763-17.jpg (JPEG Image, 600×430 pixels)
Cupolaview_iss14.jpg (JPEG Image, 900×600 pixels) Top 11 space travel destinations. Fire up the jet pack, suck in some thin air, get a taste of zero g – it’s time to take one small step for yourself, and a giant leap for humanity.
Here are 11 destinations related to space travel, whether you'd rather observe from the ground or head up there yourself. 1. Palomar Observatory, USA Pin this image Image by rallyroo High on Palomar Mountain, at an elevation of 1800m to avoid light pollution, the Palomar Observatory in San Diego is simply spectacular – as large as Rome’s Pantheon. 2. Pin this image Image by Tim Pearce, Los Gatos Located on the famous Cape Canaveral in Florida, this is the granddaddy of all space facilities, the launch pad for the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programmes, as well as the various space shuttles. 3. Pin this image Image by alexpgp Fans of Borat may laugh, but Kazakhstan has at least one genuine tourist attraction: the Baikonur Cosmodrome, still under lease to the Russians. 4. Pin this image Image by woofiegrrl 5. Pin this image Image by Chuck "Caveman" Coker. 46 Fabulous Photos of Endeavour’s Last Ever Spacewalk.
May 27th, 2011: the last spacewalk for NASA’s Endeavour astronauts.
Here, a fish-eye lens attached to an electronic still camera was used to capture this image of NASA astronaut Michael Fincke (top center) during the mission’s fourth session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continued on the International Space Station. Photo #1 by NASA A bright sun, a portion of the International Space Station and Earth’s horizon are featured in this image photographed by a spacewalker during the STS-134 mission.
Photo #2 by NASA May 27, last day for Endeavour spacewalkers, NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff continued to work on the International Space Station. May 27: A portion of the International Space Station and the docked space shuttle Endeavour is featured in this image photographed by a spacewalker, using a fish-eye lens attached to an electronic still camera, during the STS-134 mission’s fourth session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Flight Day 5: May 20, 2011. Space Shuttle Discovery - 360VR Images. Incredible Space Pics from ISS by NASA astronaut Wheelock. Go Discovery!
It was October 23, 2007 at 11:40am EST when I had my first ride to space on Discovery. She’s beautiful… just sad that this will be her last voyage. Looking forward to climbing aboard the flight deck when Discovery arrives at the Space Station in November. (9-23-2010). Incredible Photos from Space: Larry Tanner, NASA. Special thanks: Bethbeck’s blog On September 22, 2010, with the departure of the Expedition 23 crew, Colonel Douglas H.
We thought that we should put some of the space photos together as a tribute to him and the whole ISS crew. The following space photos are all visible on Astro_Wheels’ twitpic account, and we are eternally grateful to him for sharing these space photos with the world. Incredible Photos from Space: ‘Earthshine’… The Space Station basking in blue Earthshine as the rising sun pierces our razor-thin atmosphere to cover the Space Station with blue light. NASA astronaut Douglas H. Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over. Sts126ferry1-788582.jpg (JPEG Image, 1600×1280 pixels) - Scaled (51%) Will China overtake America in space? Abrightsunan.jpg (JPEG Image, 946×710 pixels) - Scaled (92%)