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Life Looks for Life

Life Looks for Life

Reid Gower has created a second installment to his highly popular NASA promotional video. We’ve heard Carl Sagan’s narration before, but it’s still a perfect fit for the majestic NASA footage here.

Spacesuit On Fire

Spacesuit On Fire

This extraordinary image by Jack Crossing, of a dude in a fiery spacesuit at Radio City Music Hall, was a concept for a band who decided not to go with it. The only thing we can say to that is huh?

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Scale

Scale

Ever wondered just how big other planets are? Take a minute out of your day to watch Brad Goodspeed’s short video, which gives us a sense of scale by placing planets into orbit around Earth.

Love (Trailer)

Love (Trailer)

Angels & Airwaves’ Tom DeLonge (formerly of Blink 182) produced and created the music for William Eubank’s Love, a film about an astronaut who becomes stranded out in orbit, alone.

Zero-Gravity Cats

Zero-Gravity Cats

While cats are supposed to land on their feet, that saying was written with the assumption that there is gravity present. The rule doesn’t quite apply when kitty is floating in space.

The Frontier is Everywhere

The Frontier is Everywhere

This wouldn’t be the first time we’ve heard Carl Sagan’s brilliant “Blue Dot” speech attached to a video, but NASA really should consider using Reid Gower’s promo clip in their PR campaigns.

Android in Space

Android in Space

Google’s world domination has made its way into space. They recently launched Android figurines, Nexus S phones, and GoPro HD cameras to 100,000 feet to capture data (and this cool video).

Honeymoon In Space

Honeymoon In Space

Yelken Octuri is trying to make it possible for us to experience weightless sex with his Honeymoon space shuttle concept, which will allow 5 couples a 48 hour private experience in zero gravity.

Homemade Spacecraft

Homemade Spacecraft

Luke Geissbuhler and his family attached an HD camera to a weather balloon and sent it skywards. On its 100,000-foot odyssey, it captured some incredible footage and landed safely back on Earth.

Earth from Space

Earth from Space

Shot by Don Pettit on the International Space Station, this stunning time-lapse view of our humble planet captures the Northern Lights in the sky as tiny dots from cities at night whir by below.

Meteor Shower Time Lapse

Meteor Shower Time Lapse

While Ph Dee is convinced his attempt to shoot a time-lapse video of the recent Perseid meteor shower was a failure because of airplanes, we think it’s an awesome display of the night sky anyhow.

Moonwalk One

Moonwalk One
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The classic NASA documentary that chronicled the Apollo 11 launch and the adventurous America of the 1960s is now on YouTube. It’s 94 minutes-long though; you might want to get the DVD instead.

International Space Station Images

International Space Station Images

Nikon and NASA have created a gorgeous collection of photos taken aboard the International Space Station with Nikon gear, including a consumer market quality D3S DSLR.

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Desktop Earth

Desktop Earth

Windows-only program Desktop Earth is a wallpaper generator. Using image data from NASA, it updates your wallpaper with a picture of what the Earth looks like from space at the current time.

Coolest Spacesuit Designs

Coolest Spacesuit Designs

Wiley Post helped to develop the first pressure suits for high altitude flying, which eventually evolved into today’s space suits. Check out this list of some of the coolest designs ever created.

Video: The Case For Mars

Video: The Case For Mars

Sampling Carl Sagan and popular science shows, The Case for Mars is the latest in the Symphony of Science video series, designed to deliver scientific knowledge and philosophy in musical form.

R2-D2 Observatory

R2-D2 Observatory

Students at Minnesota’s Carleton College decided to dress up their campus observatory in the largest R2-D2 costume we’ve ever seen. C-3PO was nowhere to be found on campus.

Space Chimp

Space Chimp

Created by Leo Burnett and musician Ben Lee for the World Wildlife Fund, this brilliant short film is the perfect antidote to Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes. Go behind the scenes here.

Mars Attacks Wall Graphics

Mars Attacks Wall Graphics
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LTL Prints has launched a collection of Mars Attacks wall graphics featuring original artwork from the classic collectible Topps trading cards. They’re self-adhesive and available in a variety of sizes.

European Suborbital Shuttle

European Suborbital Shuttle

Dassault Aviation is in the first stages of development on VSH, a new suborbital civilian spacecraft. VSH will be capable of bringing tourists to the edge of space and will fly at Mach 3.5.

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NASA SDO Solar Pics

NASA SDO Solar Pics

These awe-inspiring photos show the sun like we’ve never seen it. They were taken by NASA’s recently launched Solar Dynamics Observatory which captures images and video with unreal fidelity.

Cool Photography of Mars

Cool Photography of Mars

Hmmm, does crowd-sourcing in outer space sound surprising to you? Startlingly beautiful photographs of the surfaces of Mars, in locations picked by we, the gen pop, through NASA’s HiWish program.

NASA Mission Posters

NASA Mission Posters

In addition to exploring strange new worlds, NASA has some mad Photoshop skillz too; these official Mission and Expedition Posters are done up like sci-fi and action movie posters.

Shooting Stars T-shirt

Shooting Stars T-shirt
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Sure, Zack Davenport’s Shooting Stars t-shirt may be a touch literal, but we’re over the moon with its out of this world approach to all-over-printing; it’s printed on a 50/50 DBH Perfect tee.

Most Accurate Flyby of Mars

Most Accurate Flyby of Mars

Spend Spring Break on the fourth planet courtesy of NASA: watch the most accurate simulated flyby of Mars ever, using HiRISE data with 0.25 m resolution and no vertical exaggeration.

Domination: Infinite Space

Domination: Infinite Space
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True to its name, Infinite Space is surprisingly deep for a DS game; this Domination Trailer shows off ship customization, which is enough to make any space geek trip the light fantastic.

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