Stunning archival photos of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities.
Absolutely amazing black-and-white photos of vintage NASA facilities from the 1920s-1950s.
“Great works and great folly may be indistinguishable from the outset.” Wisdom from NASA’s Adam Steltzner, lead engineer at the Mars Science Laboratory and mastermind of the Curiosity rover landing system, at The New Yorker’s Big Story event.
Or, as Bertrand Russell famously put it, “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”
Because you’ve always wondered: If you cry in space, do your tears fall? NASA commander Chris Hadfield offers an empirical answer.
NASA gets geekily creative with pop-culture-inspired expedition posters.
How To Get To Mars – breathtaking, chill-inducing NASA HD film. Do yourself a favor and watch in full-screen.
Complement with the “overview effect” explaining the psychology of cosmic awe and this 1971 discussion on Mars exploration featuring Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury, and Arthur C. Clarke.
What’s it like to be an astronaut? An animated first-hand account by NASA’s Jerry Carr, who tells his fascinating life story.
62 years of climate change in 13 seconds – remarkable, chilling timelapse of NASA meteorological data on global temperature rises.
Patent drawing for the Fisher Anti-Gravity Pen, a.k.a. the NASA “space pen” that popular legend says the Russians outsmarted with a mere pencil.
NASA’s new Buzz-Lightyear-inspired spacesuit. Complement with the fascinating design history of the first Apollo spacesuit.