Jan Fröjdman painstakingly parsed through thousands of images captured by NASA’s HiRISE camera to recreate the topography of Mars. While his aim wasn’t to create a scientifically-accurate representation of the planet’s arid surface, the result is still stunning.
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Reigarw presents a comparison of all kinds of matter in the universe, from the tiniest subatomic particles to giant superclusters of galaxies, you’ll quickly feel insignificant right after we zoom past the human race. The voiceover is a bit silly, but it’s still amazing.
The latest wearable tech for astronauts, this custom-fit spacesuit weighs just 20 pounds, and is made from modern materials which improve mobility and comfort. The suit was designed for use on Boeing’s Starliner capsule, which is expected to transport a crew to the ISS in 2018.
The title to RealLifeLore’s latest video is a trick question. Earth has been hit by many asteroids of varying sizes. If we’re talking about extinction-level space rocks… yes, there are many of those lurking near our planet. They won’t hit us though. Probably.
Wendover Productions contemplates the hypothetical of what we should do if and when we ever encounter an alien species, proactive measures to seek out other species, and reminding us along the way how mankind has a long history of conquering new people it meets.
Formerly known as Enemy Starfighter, the one-man effort House of the Dying Sun puts you in the cockpit of a fighter pilot exacting revenge on the traitors who killed your emperor. The game is short, but it makes up for it with quality space dogfights and unlockables.
Take a helping of Alien, a dash of Gravity, and a smidgen of The Thing, and you’ll have a good idea what to expect from this sci-fi thriller about a team aboard the ISS who discovers the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. Sadly for the crew, it turns out to be a complete dick.
“Imagine it like setting a sea of gasoline the size of the universe on fire.” Kurzgesagt sums up vacuum decay, a theoretical catastrophe that would wipe out the universe at the speed of light and reconfigure it into a state where life as we know it would be impossible.
If you’ve ever wondered why we never built a lunar colony, not just because of the technical challenge, but because of the ridiculous amounts of money it would take to achieve. Wendover Productions estimated the cost of putting 4 astronauts on the moon for a year.
Etsy seller EdwardStickerhands offers a wide variety of skins and stickers for gadgets in his shop. We’re particularly entranced by these vibrant vinyl stickers which launch your MacBook’s key caps into outer space. Available for a wide variety of Apple keyboards.
A box set that contains the media in the Voyager Golden Record – a gold-plated copper phonograph record carried by the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes as a message to extraterrestrial beings. It consists of 3 vinyl records, a hardcover book and a lithograph.
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