Schlagwort Archiv: photography

Rosetta and Philae and Comet 67P

Half a billion kilometers away, a 10 year journey found its end. Its vastly covered, therefore I will only collect the hardfacts and the best output…in any case Kudos! to science, it’s simply science finction in real life.

Intergalatic selfie:
Rosetta mission selfie at comet node full image 2 Rosetta and Philae and Comet 67P

First picture from the surface:
Welcome to a comet node full image 2 Rosetta and Philae and Comet 67P

The Rosetta song:

Through some kind of interaction in the comet’s environment, 67P’s weak magnetic field seems to be oscillating at low frequencies (ESA/Rosetta/NavCam)

All pictures on the website of the European Space Agenc or on Rosettas flickr-account!

NASA earth photo of the year

The people vote the picture below as NASA’s photo of the year: “The play of light on water can reveal overlooked details and nuances to photographers and artists on Earth. The same thing can happen when looking from space.” Truly beautiful but maybe not my first pick…click here for a huge achive full of impressive pictures!

canaryislands tmo 2013166 lrg NASA earth photo of the year
Canary Island (image credit: NASA)

klyuchevskaya oli 2014104 lrg NASA earth photo of the year
Klyuchevskaya volcano in Russia (image credit: NASA)