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See Explanation.  Clicking on the picture will download  the highest resolution version available.

See Explanation. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.

This week kicked off with (another) Giant Leap For SpaceX: as Elon Musk’s company conquered Geostationary Orbit. Meanwhile, NASA funding shuffle alarms planetary scientists since it means that NASA Might Stop Exploring the Planets.

This week kicked off with (another) Giant Leap For SpaceX: as Elon Musk’s company conquered Geostationary Orbit. Meanwhile, NASA funding shuffle alarms planetary scientists since it means that NASA Might Stop Exploring the Planets.

the total solar eclipse of March 29, 2006 as observed from the MSG satellite,

the total solar eclipse of March 29, 2006 as observed from the MSG satellite,

SpaceX celebrated a flawless launch of its Falcon 9 spacecraft

SpaceX celebrated a flawless launch of its Falcon 9 spacecraft from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Sta

SpaceX celebrated a flawless launch of its Falcon 9 spacecraft

Planet Earth's Northern Hemisphere  A timelapse of Planet Earth from the Elektro-L, a geostationary satellite orbiting 40000km above the Earth. It creates a 121 megapixel image every 30 minutes with four visible and infrared light wavelengths.

Planet Earth's Northern Hemisphere A timelapse of Planet Earth from the Elektro-L, a geostationary satellite orbiting 40000km above the Earth. It creates a 121 megapixel image every 30 minutes with four visible and infrared light wavelengths.

Rocket Streak and Star Trails  Image Credit & Copyright: Mike Killian  / AmericaSpace [APOD]

Rocket Streak and Star Trails Image Credit & Copyright: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace [APOD]

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The Business of Mining Asteroids

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Super Typhoon Haiyan almost looks serene from 22,000 miles above earth. This is a combination of images from Japanese and European weather satellites, on Nov. 7, 2013, at 13:00 UTC, around local midnight. These satellites are in geostationary orbits

Super Typhoon Haiyan About to Slam into the Philippines

Super Typhoon Haiyan almost looks serene from 22,000 miles above earth. This is a combination of images from Japanese and European weather satellites, on Nov. 7, 2013, at 13:00 UTC, around local midnight. These satellites are in geostationary orbits

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