Our home on a cloudy day in May 1969
One of the many things I like about having a Chromecast is seeing images like this beautiful photograph of our home planet courtesy of NASA’s Image of the Day initiative.
A butterfly nebula with a 3 light-year wingspan
This image of the Butterfly Nebula is spectacular. Take a break from the craziness around you and marvel and the wonders of our Universe once in a while.
A reminder about our perceived differences
A spectacular reminder that our perceived differences are just that. If you love photos like this, be sure to take a look at this collection: https://twitter.com/Space_Station/status/810877387554496513
Looking back to see the Moon passing over the Earth
NASA released images of the Moon passing over the Earth that looks unreal … literally. We are used to photos of the Moon from our vantage point down here and on its own. This almost looks like an illustration, especially when you consider that the side of the Moon we see in this photo is…
Bed-time in space
I am a sucker for astronauts’ photos from space stations around our planet and this bed-time in space photo from Samantha Cristoforetti is spectacular. https://flic.kr/p/sZtEtT
The amazing space we live in
This is a stunning representation of some of the things we may see when we travel through interstellar space:
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.