- via APODIs this picture worth a thousand words?
- via Universe Today#Canadarm2 on @Space_Station is positioning #Cygnus for berthing to Unity module on 22 April 2017.Credit: NASA TV
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The SS John Glenn commercial Cygnus resupply vessel arrived at the International Space Station early this morning, April 22,carrying nearly four tons of science and supplies crammedinside for the five person multinational Expedition 51 crew.After reaching the vicinity of the space station overnight Saturday, the commercial Cygnus cargo ship was succes
- via Universe TodayNASA’s eagle-eyed Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured orbital images of Opportunity’s Hole-In-One landing site, smack dab in the middle of Eagle Crater on the surface of Mars.
Opportunity arrived at Mars on January 25th, 2005. It’s landing was slowed by parachute, and cushioned by airbags. Once it hit the surface, it bounced its way into “Eagle Crater“, a feature a mere 22 meters across. Not a bad shot!
This is the first color image that the High Resoluti