Don P. Mitchell knows about Soviet era space exploration. By combining 30-year-old data sent by the Venera spacecraft and new computing techniques, Mitchell managed to reveal to us the Venusian surface anew. Instead of just looking at some stones and tiny hints at what a Venusian sky might look like, his new projections expand and […]
The Landsat 5 was the longest-operating Earth observing satellite that orbited our planet over 150,000 times during its 29 years in space. During those 29 years, it captured over 2.5 million images of Earth. Here are some of the beautiful images that the satellite captured during its mission in space.
These stunning photos of Saturn were taken by NASA’s Cassini orbiter in My 2007 but have just been released. They were featured in all their colourful glory on the National Geographic blog this week: ‘By assigning different visible colors to the otherwise invisible wavelengths, we see auroras in bright green, sunlight reflected off Saturn’s rings and high-altitude haze in shades of blue’.