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What an amazing era of hope and wonder captured in this collection of images from the Gemini Program (via Amazing Archive of High-Res Photos From NASA’s Gemini Missions | Wired Science | Wired.com)
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Space Rainbow — This NASA image taken on Monday from the International Space Station shows dazzling red and green aurora colors above the Earth.
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Space Rainbow — This NASA image taken on Monday from the International Space Station shows dazzling red and green aurora colors above the Earth.

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Wonderful use of an animated GIF.
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Hundreds of pictures of Earth, each taken at about 6AM , showing the terminator - the day/night line - over the course of one year (2010sep-2011sep).Taken by METEOSAT-9 Earth-observing satellite.Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Wonderful use of an animated GIF.

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Hundreds of pictures of Earth, each taken at about 6AM , showing the terminator - the day/night line - over the course of one year (2010sep-2011sep).
Taken by METEOSAT-9 Earth-observing satellite.

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

I wonder if some of this footage will be in Terrance Malick’s Tree of Life. It’s beautiful beyond words. ( NASA Releases Highlight Reel of Our Sun Over the Past Year [VIDEO])

“Until someone actually puts a high-definition Imax camera on an interplanetary probe, Stephen van Vuuren’s fly-through of the Saturnian system may stand as one of the most ambitious non-profit efforts to create a virtual spaceflight using real images.” (MSNBC.com)

“The result is a seamless journey that is spectacular in its originality and otherworldliness, perhaps even rivaling the majesty of Stanley Kubrick’s timeless 2001: A Space Odyssey.” (Daily Mail Online, UK)

“I think it’s time for some mind- and spirit-cleansing beauty. Something to remind us that humans and nature can sometimes produce awe-inspiring things. Like this video.” (Gizmodo)

“OMG – mind officially blown! What an incredible labour of love this is … take the 2 and a half minutes to watch this, then imagine it in IMAX! Book my tickets ASAP!” (unknownskywalker.tumblr.com)