Monthly Archives: June 2011

Endeavour and ISS – Ground-based 3D imaging and Solar Transits

The Bad Astronomy blog points out some gorgeous ground-based 3D imaging of STS-134 while docked with the international space station. Check out the 3D videos as well. You don’t need special glasses for some of them. Some very high-resolution solar … Continue reading

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Endeavour and ISS, relative speed zero, hurtling over the illuminated cities of planet Earth.

I’m a big fan of Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy Blog. That’s where I first saw this image. It’s impressive how you get the feeling of motion, as the shuttle and ISS hurtle over the earth at ~30000 kmph, while being … Continue reading

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