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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January 31, 2012 By: Sydney Airport

Aurora over Maine It has been a good week for auroras. Earlier this month active sunspot region 2158 rotated into view and unleashed a series of flares and plasma ejections into the Solar System during its journey across the Sun’s disk. In particular, a pair of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) impacted the Earth's magnetosphere toward the end of last week, creating the most intense geomagnetic storm so far this year. Although power outages were feared by some, the most dramatic effects of th...

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#night_sky, #astrophoto, #aurora, #maine

July 14, 2013
September 17, 2013
December 6, 2013 By Alberto Reyes

toocatsoriginals: Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18A Hornet via Australian Government Department of Defense

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#mcdonnell_douglas, #fa18, #jet_fighter, #australian_air_force, #flying, #coast, #top_view, #grey, #underwing_fuel_tanks, #landscape

just–history: TF38.3 entering Ulithi Atoll after strikes in the Philippines. USS Langley (CVL-27), Ticonderoga (CV-14), Washington (BB-56), North Carolina (BB-55), South Dakota (BB-57), Santa Fe (CL-60), Biloxi (CL-80), Mobile (CL-63) and Oakland (CL-95). December 2nd, 1944. xpost from r/warshipporn [3000x2472]

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July 22, 2012 by Alberto Reyes

thedemon-hauntedworld: Van den Bergh 0015 (POSS data) Credit: Steve Cannistra, Starry Wonders Astrophotography

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the stars were sparkling like celestial icicles in a frigid night sky  gino andenmatten on flickr

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#stars, #astrophotography, #night_sky, #landscape, #city_landscape, #skyscape, #stargazing, #photography, #night_photography, #mine, #trees, #hillside, #hills, #view

The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental performing its takeoff roll during her first flight, adding her new wing flex capabilities, redesigned wing and engines!

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#boeing, #boeing_747, #boeing_747_8, #boeing_747_800, #boeing_747_8_intercontinental, #boeing_747_8i, #aviation, #b747, #b748

Syukuran wa jazilan @qatarairways for welcoming me, @_9vska_ @9vska and @june77w to #Qatar787. (at Changi Exhibition Centre)

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May 16, 2013
December 27, 2012
February 12, 2015 By Alberto Reyes

curiositymarsrover: Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.  —Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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#mars, #mars_curiosity_rover

Vortex and rings The Cassini spacecraft captures three magnificent sights at once: Saturn’s north polar vortex and hexagon along with its expansive rings. The hexagon, which is wider than two Earths, owes its appearance to the jet stream that forms its perimeter. The jet stream forms a six-lobed, stationary wave which wraps around the north polar regions at a latitude of roughly 77 degrees North. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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#space, #astronomy, #saturn, #vortex, #rings

m4a1-shermayne: Six de Havilland DH.98 Mosquitos of 105 Squadron at RAF Marham, Norfolk, UK. December 11, 1942.

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#sgairshow Selamat siang dari pesawat @superjetintl @superjet_international Dky Aviation. (at Changi Exhibition Centre)

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August 2, 2017 js

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1512: The Nuclear Ring : What’s happening around the center of this spiral galaxy? Seen in total, NGC 1512 appears to be a barred spiral galaxy – a type of spiral that has a straight bar of stars across its center. This bar crosses an outer ring, though, a ring not seen as it surrounds the pictured region. Featured in this Hubble Space Telescope image is an inner ring – one that itself surrounds the nucleus of the spiral. The two rings are connected not only by a bar of brigh...

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#nasa, #space, #astronomy

June 20, 2013

nasasapod: Crescent Neptune and Triton Image Credit: Voyager 2, NASA Explanation: Gliding silently through the outer Solar System, the Voyager 2 spacecraft camera captured Neptune and Triton together in crescent phase in 1989. The elegant picture of the gas giant planet and its cloudy moon was taken from behind just after closest approach. It could not have been taken from Earth because Neptune never shows a crescent phase to sunward Earth. The unusual vantage point also robs Neptune of its fam...

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#neptune, #triton, #voyager

August 19, 2012

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: A Yak-38 ‘Forger’ comes in to land on the Novorossisyk. The Yak-38 fighter-bomber was the lone VTOL aircraft to be operation with the Soviets. (Sovfoto)

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#yakovlev, #yak38, #jet_fighter, #vtol, #aircraft_carrier, #bw, #russian_air_force, #front_right_view, #landing, #landing_gear

November 4, 2013

zainisaari:A 56th Fighter Wing F-35A Lightning II takes off from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 17, 2017. F-35 basic course students took part in a two and a half week, four flight phase replicating a wartime environment designed to test their training and skills.

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