jueves, 25 de agosto de 2016

Space Station View of Grand Canyon National Park

To celebrate the centennial of the U.S National Park Service, Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA has taken hundreds of images of national parks from his vantage point in low Earth orbit, aboard the International Space Station. Here, a series of Williams' photographs are assembled into this composite image of the Grand Canyon. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2bSdpGM

miércoles, 24 de agosto de 2016

New NASA Record Holder For Cumulative Days in Space

On Aug. 24, 2016, Station Commander Jeff Williams passed astronaut Scott Kelly, also a former station commander, for most cumulative days living and working in space by a NASA astronaut (520 days and counting). Williams is scheduled to land Sept. 6, 2016, for a record total of 534 days in space. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2bG6n9D

martes, 23 de agosto de 2016

Spacewalkers Successfully Install New Docking Adapter for Commercial Crew Flights

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams (shown here) and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA successfully installed the first of two international docking adapters Friday Aug. 19, 2016, during a five hour and 58-minute spacewalk. On Sept. 1, the two astronauts will spacewalk outside the space station for the second time in less than two weeks. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2bMoSb0

lunes, 22 de agosto de 2016

A Moon's Contrasts

Dione reveals its past via contrasts in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2bbIeZ1

viernes, 19 de agosto de 2016

Fuselage of NASA's Future X-57 Maxwell All-Electric Aircraft

As NASA celebrates National Aviation Day, the agency's innovators are working to transform air transportation to meet the future needs of the global aviation community. The agency is embarking on a 10-year plan, New Aviation Horizons, that will see NASA field a number of experimental aircraft to demonstrate 21st century ideas for flight. via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2bDrgAK