Category aviation

October 3, 2012
October 28, 2014

Here is an interesting graphic representing the orbits of the over 1,000 known potentially hazardous asteroids that may one day affect life on Earth. Learn more here : http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130812.html Photo Credit: NASA

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#space, #science, #asteroids, #graphic, #nasa, #earth

January 11, 2016
May 3, 2014

NGC 6334: The Cat’s Paw nebula Nebulas are perhaps as famous for being identified with familiar shapes as perhaps cats are for getting into trouble. Still, no known cat could have created the vast Cat’s Paw Nebula visible in Scorpius. At 5,500 light years distant, Cat's Paw is an emission nebula with a red color that originates from an abundance of ionized hydrogen atoms. Alternatively known as the Bear Claw Nebula or NGC 6334, stars nearly ten times the mass of our Sun have been bo...

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#space, #astronomy, #ngc_6334, #cats_paw_nebula

July 8, 2011

the-cold-war: An aerial view of four C-130 Hercules aircraft, including three from foreign nations, parked on the flight line during Exercise AIRLIFT RODEO ‘87. They are, foreground to background: US Air Force Air National Guard, Canadian Royal Air Force, Australian Royal Air Force and Israeli Defense Force.

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#lockheed_martin, #c130, #military_transport_aircraft, #airfield, #multiple_planes, #prop_plane, #aviation_fair, #on_the_ground, #top_right_view

retrowar:helghasttactician:centreforaviation:Beautiful shot of an inverted EA-6B ProwlerAt least source it! (Photo) Upside down

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December 24, 2017 rocketumbl:F-16C

Star trails over Atacama Desert cacti This gorgeous photograph, taken in the Atacama Desert in Chile, shows star trails circling the South Celestial Pole, over a cacti-dominated still landscape. The star trails show the apparent path of the stars in the sky as the Earth slowly rotates, and are captured by taking long-exposure shots. A final deeper exposure was superimposed over the magnificent trails, revealing many more, fainter stars and, just rising above the horizon, the southern Milky Way,...

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#space, #night_sky, #atacama_desert, #cacti, #star_trails

October 10, 2013 Short final
October 28, 2013
June 25, 2011 B-747
April 26, 2012 By: Absolute
May 31, 2013
August 14, 2012

Chris Hadfield: “The Black Sea swirling in the light, just up the coast from Sochi; a beautiful part of the world.” Photo credit: Chris Hadfield

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#black_sea, #photography, #sochi, #russia, #water, #chris_hadfield, #beautiful, #astronaut, #iss, #international_space_station, #space

December 24, 2017
December 15, 2012
August 18, 2012

sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) / 羽田空港

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April 2, 2013 Busy day at ATL!

The Cats Eye Nebula from Hubble : To some, it may look like a cats eye. The alluring Cats Eye nebula, however, lies three thousand light-years from Earth across interstellar space. A classic planetary nebula, the Cats Eye represents a final, brief yet glorious phase in the life of a sun-like star. This nebulas dying central star may have produced the simple, outer pattern of dusty concentric shells by shrugging off outer layers in a series of regular convulsions. But the formation of the beaut...

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#nasa, #space, #astronomy

May 14, 2012 L A
January 15, 2013
May 16, 2013

sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) / 羽田空港

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March 13, 2015 Pilot view

wanariefimran: Spirit of the Australian Team, Qantas' special livery for the Olympics (Victor J Pody) Not so sure if the OneWorld logo is still there or not on the other side of this plane.

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August 8, 2011 By: Oliver C Khaas

rwyrwy: China Airlines 華航 Boeing 737-809 B-18608 Tokyo Narita/NRT/RJAA http://flic.kr/p/dDGQbp 成田でとらえたチャイナエアラインの737。高雄便は夜間なので、おそらくチャーター便だろう。 http://www.china-airlines.co.jp/timetable/now/japantime.html

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Student-built rocket lifts off from the Bonneville Salt Flats A student-built rocket lifts off the brilliant white hardpan of the Bonneville Salt Flats in Tooele County, Utah, May 17, during the “launchfest” that concluded the 2013-14 NASA Student Launch rocketry competition. Sixteen teams, comprised of some 250 student participants from 15 states, launched rockets of their own design, complete with three working science and engineering payloads apiece, cheered on by approxim...

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#rocket, #lift_off, #bonneville_salt_flats, #utah, #nasa

September 12, 2015 rocketumbl: F-117
July 17, 2014 ☽ Space Blog ☾