With the passing of Neil Armstrong over the weekend, here’s a copy of the speech President Richard Nixon would have delivered had the moon landing FAILED! It’s dated July 18, 1969 and the familiar name (if you paid any attention to the Watergate scandal) H.R. Haldeman appears at the top. Eerie!!!!
(CBS News) Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, has died. He was 82.
In a statement his family said Armstrong had passed away this afternoon following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.
When Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, [...]
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Many wonders are visible when flying over the Earth at night. A compilation of such visual spectacles was captured recently from the International Space Station (ISS) and set torousing music. Passing below are white clouds, orange city lights, lightning flashes in thunderstorms, and dark blue seas. On the horizon is the golden haze of Earth’s thin atmosphere, frequently decorated by dancing auroras as the [...]
Update: Apparently this isn’t a real photo but a computer generated image of what it might look like. More info
Europe’s latest geostationary weather satellite has captured its first image of Earth, and it’s a beauty!
And NASA is in danger of further funding cuts.