2018 GOALS

From NASA’s Earth Observatory: On October 2, 2017, the MapCam instrument on OSIRIS-REx captured the data for a composite image (above) of the Earth and Moon. The spacecraft was approximately 5 million kilometers (3 million miles) from Earth at the time, about 13 times the distance between the Earth and Moon. (Click here to see the geometry of the shot.) Three images (different color wavelengths) … Continue reading 2018 GOALS


From Nasa.gov: When NASA’s next X-plane takes to the skies, it will produce some pretty cool images. Thanks to the completion of a recent flight test series at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, the agency is a step closer to being able to visually capture the shockwaves of NASA’s future Low Boom Flight Demonstration aircraft, or LBFD. In this schlieren image, an Air … Continue reading TRANSONIC STATE


A transcendent (and color enhanced) visual from the largest planet in our solar system, taken by the Juno probe. I try to remember we are fortunate to be able to look upon weather systems like this at a remove, as asthetes, and to reflect on the fact that true chaos is more than a localized human condition. https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21971/jovian-tempest Continue reading THE PERFECT JOVIAN STORM