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Design Science and nature

ISS Expedition Posters Are Gifts For Geeks

If you consider yourself a geek, especially a space and sci-fi geek, you have to take a look at this collection of ISS Expedition Posters. They are awesome. Expedition 42’s poster is one of my favourites:

Expedition 42 – Don’t Panic!

You can scroll through all of the posters on Spaceflight101.com:

ISS Expedition Posters

You can also read about ISS Expeditions on the NASA website at Crews and Expeditions.

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Photography Science and nature

Spellbound by views of Earth from the ISS

I am just spellbound by views of Earth from the ISS. I shared some of the videos and photos that mesmerized me the other day on Stuff To Teach Our Kids:

http://stufftoteachourkids.org/2017/01/seeing-our-planet-from-the-international-space-station/

I thought those videos and images were spectacular and then I stumbled across 4K footage from the ISS that blew my mind (even on our “normal” HD TV). Take a look at these:

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Just amazing. It drives home what a beautiful planet we share and how wonderful it is to have resources like this available to us.

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Photography Travel and places

Israel as seen from the International Space Station

Astronaut Shane Kimbrough shared this beautiful photograph of Israel as seen from the International Space Station yesterday:

Images like these add some much needed perspective to our lives. You can see more of Kimbrough’s tweets here:

Featured image: NASA

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Events and Life Science and nature

A reminder about our perceived differences

A spectacular reminder that our perceived differences are just that.

NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock tweeted this photo with the caption “It’s Tuesday; And you’re beautiful; And it’ll be exactly the same tomorrow…only Wednesday.” .

If you love photos like this, be sure to take a look at this collection:

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Photography

Seeing the stars from the International Space Station

This is a striking view from the ISS. Two things stand out for me. The first is how many more stars you can see from space and the second is that bubble around our planet, out atmosphere.