IC5070 - The Pelican Nebula by Jesús M. Vargas and Maritxu Poyal “New reprocessed. This time the sum total of Narrow Band + RGB + Luminance Halfa shots, treated with stars.” The Pelican N...

popmech: The nation has never seen anything like the nascent private space industry. There are laws and regulations that could keep spaceflight safe or smother entrepreneurial firms and industries in their cradles. 3 Ways Red Tape Could Ground Private Space

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October 3, 2011 Always
April 29, 2014 Sunshine
March 24, 2012

reblog: explore-blog: Beautiful patent drawing for R. J. Spalding’s Flying Machine, 1889. Complement with the illustrated history of human flight.

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#1880s, #patent, #allstars

October 26, 2014
May 6, 2017 robotpignet:U-2
August 15, 2012

distant-traveller: The VLT’s artificial star This new image, taken by ESO Photo Ambassador Gianluca Lombardi, shows a stunning array of colours, ranging from the haze of pink dominating the bottom of the frame to the blues and whites of the Milky Way above. The blocks visible at the foreground of the image are the Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope (VLT), based at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. Cutting through the scene is a harsh yellow slash. This prominent streak is the VLT’s...

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#very_large_telescope, #eso, #milky_way, #photos

December 20, 2012
December 21, 2014 airviation: LAX/KLAX
November 19, 2012 by Alberto Reyes
May 30, 2013

flyingtheskies: 35000-feet-above-this-world: Center Pedestal - Airbus A320 ta-dah! not spilling LOL

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February 7, 2015 By Alberto Reyes
August 21, 2017 js
September 1, 2012
July 1, 2017

gleeforaviation: This is probably my favorite livery on this plane. Virgin departing London Heathrow!

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September 28, 2017 Blue bubble in Carina js

photoyage:USAF aircraft of the 4th Fighter Wing (F-16, F-15C and F-15E) fly over Kuwaiti oil fires, set by the retreating Iraqi army during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.

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Canadarm2 photographed from the cupola at the International Space Station by Expedition 38 crewman and JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata. Looks like a flower, doesn’t it? Photo credit: Koichi Wakata

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#koichi_wakata, #photography, #canadarm, #space, #iss, #international_space_station, #astronaut, #jaxa, #nasa, #astronomy, #earth

Powering @thaiairways @airbus A340-600s are four Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engines. Image taken at #Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International airport on 28 March 2015, featuring HS-TNA. #vscocam #vsco #vscoaviation #vscoairline #thaiairways #thaiairwaysinternational #A340 #a346 #airbus #airbuslovers #aviation #avgeek #aerospace #aeroplane #aerosexual #airline

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#airbus, #thaiairwaysinternational, #vsco, #vscoairline, #aeroplane, #airbuslovers, #avgeek, #aerosexual, #thaiairways, #vscoaviation, #bangkok, #airline, #aerospace, #a340

April 29, 2014
July 11, 2014 ☽ Space Blog ☾
April 23, 2014
May 16, 2012 By: A-W

traverse-our-universe: Red Sprites and Gigantic Jets Viewers situated by Shikengkong Mountain’s peak in China eagerly awaited the Perseids of 2016. However, the sky had something else in store– known as a Transient Luminous Event. These red sprites & blue jets put on a gorgeous display as they shoot upwards to our planet’s ionosphere. While sprites are the most common type of TLE, jets, especially gigantic ones, are rarer. This phenomenon is staggering in height– our lightning pales in compa...

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August 14, 2012

nobody died friday #66: Fokker Dr-1 triplane replica, Geneseco Airshow, July 9th 2011 (via Indytransponder, photo by Joe Osciak)

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#nobodydied, #presentday

July 24, 2014 ☽ Space Blog ☾
June 17, 2011