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bobbycaputo:

Astronaut Fashion: Spacesuits Through the Years

Imagining what the iconic picture of Buzz Aldrin on the moon might look like if he weren’t wearing a space suit can be stomach churning when you think about all of the elements that the personal space ship protects against. Without the pressurised gas to maintain internal pressure, all of the gases in his body would expand at a rapid rate, causing his blood to boil, and he would have no oxygen to breathe. NASA has a great interactive that shows a friendlier cartoon version where Andy the Astronaut demonstrates what would happen to a human in space without protection, then you can take a virtual tour of the space suits that have made history. Enjoy watching the evolution of the space suit as you scroll through this collection.

(via boscothemigh)

wnycradiolab:


explore-blog:




Solar system quilt, made by astronomer Ellen Harding Baker of Cedar County, Iowa in 1876 – early citizen science meets science-inspired art.






“Ellen used the quilt as a visual aid for lectures she gave on astronomy in the towns of West Branch, Moscow, and Lone Tree, Iowa. Astronomy was an acceptable interest for women in the nineteenth century and was sometimes even fostered in their education.”

wnycradiolab:

explore-blog:

Solar system quilt, made by astronomer Ellen Harding Baker of Cedar County, Iowa in 1876 – early citizen science meets science-inspired art.

Ellen used the quilt as a visual aid for lectures she gave on astronomy in the towns of West Branch, Moscow, and Lone Tree, Iowa. Astronomy was an acceptable interest for women in the nineteenth century and was sometimes even fostered in their education.”

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vintagenational:

Painting by Douglas Chaffee in consultation with Carl Sagan.
From “Mars,” written by Carl Sagan, National Geographic, December, 1967.

If Martian life exists, its higher forms might look somewhat like these, [Carl Sagan] conjectures. Shielded from ultraviolet radiation by a glassy shell, an animal gorges on mossy ground cover among plants with cabbagelike tops. Outer leaves close at night to protect buds from cold. Like the ground cover, these plants have developed an ultraviolet tolerance. Others, lacking such immunity, wear transparent bubbles.

Man, I can’t wait for Curiosity to come across these guys!

vintagenational:

Painting by Douglas Chaffee in consultation with Carl Sagan.

From “Mars,” written by Carl Sagan, National Geographic, December, 1967.

If Martian life exists, its higher forms might look somewhat like these, [Carl Sagan] conjectures. Shielded from ultraviolet radiation by a glassy shell, an animal gorges on mossy ground cover among plants with cabbagelike tops. Outer leaves close at night to protect buds from cold. Like the ground cover, these plants have developed an ultraviolet tolerance. Others, lacking such immunity, wear transparent bubbles.

Man, I can’t wait for Curiosity to come across these guys!

invaderxan:

Earth and the Moon, seen from Mercury.

goodnight Earth,
goodnight Moon,
goodnight/good morning, tumblroos, everywhere <3

invaderxan:

Earth and the Moon, seen from Mercury.

goodnight Earth,

goodnight Moon,

goodnight/good morning, tumblroos, everywhere <3

brain-food:

David Fuhrer’s project, The Cosmos, is a set of infographics that depict the planets in our solar system with accurate scale and surface detail for an upcoming documentary and German book. The renderings of these digital planets have such incredible depth that it was hard to believe they were illustrations!

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sovietpostcards:

by Vladimir Zarubin, 1964 (celebrates the first woman piloted space flight in 1963; see Valentina Tereshkova for reference)

goodnight/ good morning, tumblroos, everywhere &lt;3

sovietpostcards:

by Vladimir Zarubin, 1964 (celebrates the first woman piloted space flight in 1963; see Valentina Tereshkova for reference)

goodnight/ good morning, tumblroos, everywhere <3

(Source: soviet-life.livejournal.com, via wnycradiolab)

brynnasaurus:


Curious Prints
brynnasaurus:

Rocket to the Moon necklace by Rare Indeed

brynnasaurus:

Rocket to the Moon necklace by Rare Indeed

~just imagine~

~just imagine~

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