fuckyeahusarmedforces: U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, fly near Guam Feb. 16, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ja...

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I’m a star, named Jetstar Airways, ready to leave Singapore for the, well, skies. #vsco #vscocam #vscocamsg #Airbus #avgeek #airplane #aircraft #Jetstar #JetstarAirways (at Changi Airport)

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Beautiful montage of the stages of the Moon during last night’s lunar eclipse. Image Credit: Reddit User Draclan

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June 5, 2014 michell169: Su-27
April 30, 2013 y10k: Moscow

flytofight: U.S Navy Blue Angels air show with several aircraft on static display in the background, some of the main aircraft from left to right are: P-3 Orion, C-130 Hercules, E-2C Hawkeye, C-5 Galaxy.  

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#mcdonnell_douglas, #fa18, #blue_angels, #aerobatic_team, #airfield, #on_the_ground, #aircraft_line_up, #us_air_force, #show_colors, #aviation_fair, #top_back_view

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November 12, 2011 By: Star Wall

The Pinnacles at Nambung National Park in Western Australia about 160kms north of Perth - 15 image panorama 8 on the top 7 at the bottom at a 13% luminosity moon , writes photographer Michael Goh. js

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July 28, 2011 P-51
November 16, 2011 By: PhotoRee
April 19, 2014 By Alberto Reyes

fuckyeahspaceexploration: Now here is a proper launch to help ease your SpaceX-fail induced blueballs.

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traverse-our-universe: The illustration, first appearing in a book by Camille Flammarion in 1888, is used frequently to show that humanity’s present concepts are susceptible to being supplanted by greater truths. [APOD/NASA]

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M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy : Follow the handle of the Big Dipper away from the dippers bowl until you get to the handles last bright star. Then, just slide your telescope a little south and west and you might find this stunning pair of interacting galaxies, the 51st entry in Charles Messier famous catalog. Perhaps the original spiral nebula, the large galaxy with well defined spiral structure is also cataloged as NGC 5194. Its spiral arms and dust lanes clearly sweep in front of its companion gal...

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August 1, 2013 SR-71 Blackbird. 
October 12, 2011 By: Airliners.nl
June 28, 2014 ☽ Space Blog ☾

edenkings: beautifulwarbirds: Fokker Dr. 1 My Dad used to fly these - says they’re hell to fly - but damn, are they ever pretty.

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NASA Astronaut Terry W. Virts aboard the ISS: "Our ride to space yesterday- what an awesome spaceship!“ November 24th 2014. Source: Terry W. Virts/NASA

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February 23, 2012 Mexico
May 8, 2014

French Naval Aviation Hawkeye preparing to be catapulted from the French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle.

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April 5, 2014 ☽ Space ☾

afro-dominicano: Vesta’s Many Colors at Sextilia This colorful image from NASA’s Dawn mission shows material northwest of the crater Sextilia on the giant asteroid Vesta. Sextilia, located around 30 degrees south latitude, is at the bottom right of this image. The image was taken by Dawn’s framing camera from September to October 2011. In this image, the entire color spectrum of Vesta becomes visible. While a large asteroid impact probably brought the black material, the red material may have...

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Diamond Ring in a Cloudy Sky : As the Moon’s shadow swept across the US on August 21, eclipse chasers in the narrow path of totality were treated to a diamond ring in the sky. At the beginning and end of totality, the fleeting and beautiful effect often produces audible gasps from an amazed audience. It occurs just before or after the appearance of the faint solar corona with a brief ring of light and glimpse of Sun. In this scene from the end of totality at Central, South Carolina, clouds dri...

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25 years ago, Voyager 2 captures images of Neptune NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft gave humanity its first glimpse of Neptune and its moon Triton in the summer of 1989. This picture of Neptune was produced from the last whole planet images taken through the green and orange filters on the Voyager 2 narrow angle camera. The images were taken on Aug. 20, 1989, at a range of 4.4 million miles from the planet, 4 days and 20 hours before closest approach on Aug. 25. The picture shows the Gr...

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#space, #astronomy, #voyager_2, #neptune, #triton

January 24, 2014