Christmas

Spectacular Earth Timelapse Video: Christmas Gift from Alexander Gerst’s 2014 ISS Voyage

http://youtu.be/lNwWOul4i9Y Video Caption: Watch the Earth roll by through the perspective of German astronaut Alexander Gerst in this 4K six-minute…

8 years ago

Station Astronauts Send Christmas Greetings from the International Space Station

ISS astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore, NASA, Samantha Cristoforetti, ESA and Terry Virts, NASA send Christmas 2014 greetings from the space…

8 years ago

Crazy Space Christmases: Moon Readings, Food Cans And Emergency Repairs

If you think the upside-down Christmas tree above is bizarre -- that's one of the latest activities of Expedition 42…

8 years ago

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy – A Binocular Comet in Time for Christmas

Hmmm. Something with a long white beard is making an appearance in northern skies this week. Could it be Santa Claus?…

8 years ago

Amazing Video of a Lunar Occultation

Captured on camera by astrophotographer Rafael Defavari from his location in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, this video shows the…

10 years ago

“Jewel in the Night:” Original Music and Pictures from a Space Station Christmas

If you celebrate Christmas here on Earth, you may have a tree, stockings, and music. The crew on the International…

10 years ago

Did a Neutron Star Create the “Christmas Burst”?

[/caption] On December 25, 2010, at 1:38 p.m. EST, NASA's Swift Burst Alert Telescope detected a particularly long-lived gamma-ray burst…

11 years ago

The Holidays Are Coming! A Beginner’s Guide to Telescopes

The holidays are fast approaching, and you may be looking for gift ideas for your friends, loved ones and even…

11 years ago