Space Imagery

Answers: Can You Identify All 32 World Cup Countries From Space?

  1. CHILE - A glimpse of beautiful greenery amidst the vast Atacama Desert that spans northern Chile, as well as Peru, Bolivia, and...

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 3:20PM

Quiz: Can You Identify All 32 World Cup Countries from Space?

World Cup fever has gripped the planet and while you may be able to tell your Neymars from your Rooneys, we're about to really test...

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 4:07PM

Photos of Brazil's World Cup Stadiums as Seen from Space

The French Space Agency (CNES) recently released images of Brazil's ten World Cup stadiums, all taken from their two...

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 12:10PM

NASA Reveals Beautiful Composite Image of Deep Space

NASA just released this amazing ultraviolet-light image that reveals about 10,000 very old galaxies that date back to just a few...

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 10:23AM

Rare Triple Moon Dance on Jupiter

Attention all small telescope owners!   Next Tuesday, June 3rd, Callisto, Ganymede, and Io--three of Jupiter's largest moons --...

Friday, 30 May 2014 - 12:58PM

Curiosity Rover Snaps Epic Photo Of Mars' Moon Phobos

This is becoming something of a habit for NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover, but it has just gone and blown our minds once again. Following...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 02 May 2014 - 4:44PM

NASA's Mars Orbiter Snaps A Shot Of Curiosity On The Red Planet's Surface

Every now and then, there are moments in science that just kind of blow you away. This photo of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, taken by...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 5:10PM

Blood Moon Timelapse Video Is As Haunting As It Is Beautiful

Last night's 'Blood Moon' gave skywatchers across the Americas a chance to witness a rare celestial event. The total lunar eclipse...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 11:00AM

NASA Releases Beautiful Space Imagery from Hubble Telescope

It seemed like all anyone could talk about yesterday was either True Detective or Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos. NASA wasn't excluded...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 10 March 2014 - 12:56PM

NASA Orbiter Snaps Beautiful Martian Dunes

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been capturing awe-inspiring images of the red planet for almost 8 years now, but this...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 - 12:43PM

Watch Over 100,000 Asteroids Do Their Orbital Dance

Well, this is kind of terrifying but when 100,000 high speed asteroids look this good, who cares? Using data from the Sloan Digital...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 24 February 2014 - 8:36AM

Is This The Greatest Astronomy Photo Ever Taken?

Capturing an image of a meteor in the night sky is a rare and spectacular event. Capturing an image of a rocket launching into space...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 - 5:20PM

Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Earth And The Moon In Same Image

Well this is very humbling. Bringing back memories of Carl Sagan's famous Pale Blue Dot speech, NASA's Curiosity Rover has just...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 07 February 2014 - 12:45PM

Beautiful ISS Timelapse Compilation

Celebrating 15 years in space, the International Space Station is arguably one of the greatest achievements in human history. It plays...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 05 December 2013 - 10:10AM

NASA Releases Beautiful Mosaic Of Saturn And Earth As Seen By Cassini

A new panoramic mosaic released by NASA today shows Saturn as if it were being viewed through human eyes. Created with 141 images...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 - 12:50PM

NASA Releases Beautiful Chandra X-Ray Images Of Our Universe

In celebration of American Archive month (no, we had no idea that was a thing either), NASA have released 8 previously unpublished...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 - 2:09PM

Tour The Surface Of Mars With This Amazing Video From The ESA

I'll admit, I had no idea that the European Space Agency (ESA) had launched a Mars Orbiter back in 2004. Subsequently, I had no idea...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 10:54AM

Comet ISON In All It's Glory

There has been a lot of talk about Comet ISON over the past few months, and with images like this one taken by Adam Block, it's not...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 - 10:53AM

Behold, The Beautiful Cat's Paw Nebula

ArTeMIS is a new instrument installed on the APEX observatory out in the Atacama Desert in central Chile and it is already starting to...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 - 12:12PM

Messenger Spots Han Solo On Mercury

Folks, we've been lied to all along. Han Solo was not heroically saved from his carbonite prison at the beginning of Star Wars: Return...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 September 2013 - 10:56AM