aviation

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luftultra: All else equal, the A330 performs the most graceful landings. Reminds me of a Condor, with wings like look like they are caught in the slow motion of the way a bird flaps’s it’s wing.

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February 27, 2013
January 10, 2013

sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ New Chitose Airport / 新千歳空港

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First light for MUSE A new innovative instrument called MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) has been successfully installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. MUSE has observed distant galaxies, bright stars and other test targets during the first period of very successful observations. Following testing and preliminary acceptance in Europe in September 2013, MUSE was shipped to ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. It was reassembled at the bas...

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#space, #astronomy, #muse, #eso, #vlt, #galaxy, #ngc_4650a

wackywildwindowseats: Ah yes it’s a cliche for sure but flying at 38000ft in a pressurized aluminum tube still astounds me and it’s nice to arrive safe and sound in Brisbane aboard #QF16 #Qantas #flyingkangaroo #Aussieicon #intheair #skyhigh #flight #plane #sunrise #overthepacific by footloosefotography http://instagram.com/p/uOg-J8PWWP/

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August 15, 2012

abcworldnews: First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit At 5:20 am EDT on Mar. 29, 2011, MESSENGER captured this historic image of Mercury. This image is the first ever obtained from a spacecraft in orbit about the Solar System’s innermost planet. Over the subsequent six hours, MESSENGER acquired an additional 363 images before downlinking some of the data to Earth. The MESSENGER team is currently looking over the newly returned data, which are still continuing to come down. 

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Aurora and Milky Way in a little sky Stepping stones seem to lead to the Milky Way as it stretches across this little sky. Of course, the scene is really the northern hemisphere’s autumnal equinox night. Water and sky are inverted by a top to bottom, around the horizon stereographic projection centered on the zenith above Lake Storsjön in Jämtland, Sweden. In the north the Milky Way arcs from east to west overhead as fall begins, but the season is also a good time for viewing aurora. Geom...

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#night_sky, #astrophoto, #aurora, #milky_way, #sweden

traverse-our-universe: NGC 4631: The Whale Galaxy full article at APOD/NASAImage Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh 

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A modernized Su-35 performing at the MAKS Airshow in 2009. This aircraft features thrust-vectoring technology, similar to the Su-37

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#sukhoi, #su35, #jet_fighter, #russian_air_force, #flying, #maks, #condensation, #top_right_view

May 9, 2014

maersksocial: #let’s#race#with#evelynmaersk#Eclass#vs.#tripleE#maerskline#maerskgroup#maersk#sailor# by casperdk88 http://ift.tt/1aUCJZp

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#latergram Minutes after take off from Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan, on V8-DLA operating as BI872. (at Royal Brunei Airlines)

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July 1, 2014 ☽ Space Blog ☾

levantineviper-archive: Nebula NGC 6188 in the constellation Ara  Image credit: Piotrek Sadowski

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December 15, 2012
July 1, 2011 ATC

The vast emptiness at #sgairshow, sans the Airbus A350-900 and Sukhoi Superjet. But there’s the SilkAir Boeing 737-800. (at Changi Exhibition Centre)

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September 7, 2011 By: Unknown
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Chris Hadfield: “Good morning! Perspective - Bruce McCandless had a view of the world like no other in history. Imagine what he saw.” Photo Credit: Chris Hadfield

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#chris_hadfield, #bruce_mccandless, #astronaut, #space, #planet, #earth, #photography, #inspiration

October 7, 2012