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Vera Rubin’s Monster 3200-Megapixel Camera Takes its First Picture (in the Lab)

The Vera C. Rubin Observatory has taken another step towards first light, projected for some time in 2022. Its enormous…

7 months ago

How to Take Great Photos of the Lunar Eclipse

Ready for Wednesday's morning lunar eclipse?¬†¬†Some people - and I envy them at times - treat an eclipse more casually.…

7 years ago

Take a Peek Inside Curiosity’s Shell

[/caption] Take a look around Curiosity's cozy cabin! Ok, there's really not much to see (she didn't get a window…

9 years ago

Apollo Astronaut Returns “Stolen” Camera

[/caption] In a follow-up to a recent Universe Today article, Apollo astronaut and sixth-man-on-the-moon Ed Mitchell has agreed to return…

9 years ago

America vs. Astronaut: The Case of the Lifted Lunar Camera

[/caption] Imagine you're an astronaut. You have what it takes to be selected to fly a mission to the Moon.…

10 years ago