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NASA on The Commons

NASA has joined the Commons on Flickr with three iconic sets spanning the US space agency’s 50+ year history.

Space Helmet Reflections

Lego Space Shuttle

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Apollo 11 launch

Chromoscope: View the Universe in Different Wavelengths

Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe in a range of wavelengths from X-rays to the longest radio waves.

Spirit

The Split-Level House by Qb Design

Martian landscapes

Since 2006, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been orbiting Mars, currently circling approximately 300 km above the Martian surface. On board the MRO is HiRISE, the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera, which has been photographing the planet for several years now at resolutions as fine as mere inches per pixel.

Tumbleweed Tiny House

See inside (YouTube)

Apollo Moon Plaques 1969 – 1972

Closeup view of the plaque which the Apollo 11 astronauts left behind on the moon. The plaque is made of stainless steel measuring nine by seven and five-eighths inches, and one-sixteenth inch thick. The plaque was attached to the ladder on the landing gear strut on the descent stage of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module. During flight, the plaque was covered with a thin sheet of stainless steel that was removed on the lunar surface.

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50 years of Space Exploration

Original source (National Geographic)

Building a Backyard Observatory for a C14 Telescope

Stunning Views of Glaciers From Space

Astronauts wanted – no bad breath

Would-be astronauts competing for China’s next space programme must comply with 100 rules – excluding those with bad breath or a runny nose.

Apollo Command and Lunar Module code open-sourced

40 years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon. To commemorate this event the Command Module code (Comanche054) and Lunar Module code (Luminary099) have been transcribed from scanned images to run on yaAGC (an open source AGC emulator) by the Virtual AGC and AGS project.