23 Truly Fascinating People And Things

23 Truly Fascinating People And Things

This is the highest resolution picture of Pluto that we have ever gotten. It makes me feel inspired that humans have accomplished something that seems so impossible.

Media by Bryon Gloden CISSP published September 01 2016 at 12:22AM

September 01, 2016 at 12:19AM

Media by Bryon Gloden CISSP published September 01 2016 at 12:22AM

At 8000 x 8000 pixels (full size image here), this “Blue Marble” image of the earth is NASA’s highest resolution image to date. It was composited from several pictures taken from Suomi NPP, the newest earth-observing satellite.(NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring)

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At 8000 x 8000 pixels (full size image here), this “Blue Marble” image of the earth is NASA’s highest resolution image to date. It was composited from several pictures taken from Suomi NPP, the newest earth-observing satellite.(NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring)

Pluto shows off snakeskin textures in highest-resolution pictures yet - The Washington Post

Pluto shows off snakeskin textures in highest-resolution pictures yet

Pluto shows off snakeskin textures in highest-resolution pictures yet - The Washington Post

Media by Bryon Gloden CISSP published May 01 2017 at 12:51AM

May 01, 2017 at 12:48AM

See Explanation.  Clicking on the picture will download  the highest resolution version available.

See Explanation. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.

In December of 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent about 75 hours on the Moon in the Taurus-Littrow valley, while Ronald Evans orbited overhead. This panorama is digitally stitched together from pictures taken by Cernan as he and Schmitt roamed the valley floor. Starting with a view of the South Massif, scrolling to the right will reveal Schmitt and the lunar rover at the edge of Shorty Crater, near the spot where geologist Schmitt discovered orange lunar…

In December of 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent about 75 hours on the Moon in the Taurus-Littrow valley, while Ronald Evans orbited overhead. This panorama is digitally stitched together from pictures taken by Cernan as he and Schmitt roamed the valley floor. Starting with a view of the South Massif, scrolling to the right will reveal Schmitt and the lunar rover at the edge of Shorty Crater, near the spot where geologist Schmitt discovered orange lunar…

An image of the Earth taken by the Russian weather satellite Elektro-L No.1. (NTSOMZ)

Russia presents highest resolution image of Earth

An image of the Earth taken by the Russian weather satellite Elektro-L No.1. (NTSOMZ)

Big Dipper Above and Below Chilean Volcanoes -- Sky and Reflection Image by Yuri Beletsky (Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory, TWAN)

Big Dipper Above and Below Chilean Volcanoes -- Sky and Reflection Image by Yuri Beletsky (Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory, TWAN)

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