One of two prints from artist Kevin Dart's Space Shuttle series celebrating the Challenger and Columbia. These two incredible shuttles and their crews completed 36 successful missions and spent over 300 days in space. Some highlights of their missions included carrying the first woman to space (Challenger) and deploying the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (Columbia). #spaceship #spaceshuttle #columbia #illustration #prints #KevinDart
Cool Art: 'Historic Robotic Spacecraft' Poster Series by Chop Shop
'Historic Robotic Spacecraft' is a Kickstarter poster series by Chop Shop that celebrates the most popular and notable interplanetary NASA robotic space missions - Voyager, Cassini/Huygens and Curiosity. Each space mission poster was chosen through an online poll and will be screen-printed in a minimum of three colors by Vahalla Studios, and there are various other perks in this campaign, including T shirts, additional prints and even membership to The Planetary Society, which was founded in…
Outstanding photos of the X-15, the fastest manned rocket plane ever
While the Blackbird SR-71 was the fastest manned airplane ever made, the fastest manned aircraft is the North American X-15, a rocket plane that flew for the first time on June 8, 1959, launched from a NASA NB-52B mothership. On October 1967 it pulverized all records: 4,520 miles per hour (7,274 km/h).
Top 10 Fastest Aircraft in 2012
Flying is dream of human race from age of ancient Romans. In 1900 first air craft was invented. After that technology keep on moving propeller engine was replaced by jet engine during World War II. Mach 1 breaks the sound barrier. After that many new modifications and inventions came into being. In today’s world everything is fast and everyone want to move quickly around the world. In the following there is list of top 10 fastest aircrafts of the world, 10. F-111 F-111 is known to be as the…
Every Flight is a Mission to Planet Earth
Observing Earth from space is one of the NASAâ€™s longest-standing science experiments. This photo essay pays homage to the unique view of Earth that the space shuttle has delivered for 30 years.
NASA's Space Shuttle – From Top to Bottom (Infographic)
A graphical representation of NASA’s space shuttle – including orbiter structure, launch preparation and reentry, and the space shuttle fleet – at SPACE.com
How to See All Six Apollo Moon Landing Sites - Sky & Telescope
Using a series of easy-to-follow maps, you can tour the Moon and relive history as you visit each of the six Apollo landing sites.