(click on the pictures below) Atlas V with InSight on the Launchpad: On November 26th, 2018, NASA’s InSight lander will touch down on the Elysium Planitia of Mars. Short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, InSight … Continue reading
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(click on the picture below) In this photosphere, see Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket loaded with the OA-9 Cygnus spacecraft on Launchpad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. It launched to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) at 4:44am … Continue reading
(click on picture below) Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Flight Deck as seen during the decommissioning process at Kennedy Space Center. Visible in VR on Google Cardboard or any other mobile headset. Look here for a tour of the entire Space … Continue reading
Stand on a high dune in the heart of White Sands National Monument just as the sun breaks out from behind the clouds.
(click on the picture below) The Treasury lit by candles seen from cliffs above during the Petra at Night display. Visible in VR on Google Cardboard or any other mobile headset.
(click on the picture below) This tour features 21 panoramic views of the Exploration Vehicle (E/V) Nautilus, a scientific research ship operated by the Ocean Exploration Trust with the mission of “advancing the frontiers of ocean exploration.” The ship is … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) The night sky over Pearl and Hermes Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands takes on two very different extremes. With no Moon, the darkness is only broken by starlight, the arc of the Milky … Continue reading
(click on the picture below for a tour of 5 panoramas) The Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program field camp on Pearl and Hermes Atoll is set up every spring and occupied for several months at a time. These tents, … Continue reading
(click on the picture below for a tour of 8 panoramas) Pearl and Hermes sits over a thousand miles west of Honolulu in the central northern Pacific Ocean. It’s one of several islands encompassed in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) Midway Atoll sits roughly halfway between North America and Asia in the northern Pacific Ocean. It has three official designations with the US government: as a National Wildlife Refuge, the Battle of Midway National … Continue reading