Tag Archives: Nasa

Earth Map Time-lapse Video

Rapid Urbanisation – [TIME-LAPSE]

NASA, TIME and Google, have teamed up to create a fascinating time-lapse video showcasing the rapid urbanisation of some of the world’s largest cities. The images come from orbiting satellites as part of NASA’s Landsat program. This program monitors how humans are rapidly altering the surface of the planet, through the use of eight satellites which between them have collected millions of images since 1984.

More at ArchDaily

Earth Space Time-lapse Video

Curiosity’s Mars Mission – [TIME-LAPSE]

A time lapse video from the Curiosity Rover, created with the Raw Images available at http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw.

Created by using only Full Data Product from the Front Left Hazcam and covers the period between Sol 0 (August 8th, 2012) and Sol 281 (May 21st, 2013).

(h/t mashable)

Travel Video

ATLANTIS: The Last Roll-Out – [VIDEO]

The Last Roll-Out from photographer Philip Andrews, his father Scott and Stan Jirman following the preparations for the final launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis in July 2012.

The Last Roll-Out from Philip Andrews on Vimeo.

Below is a short film from Telegraph.co.uk on Atlantis and 30 years of the NASA Space Shuttle program. It cost over $196 billion, covered 870 million kilometres and claimed the lives of 14 astronauts.

(h/t broadsheet)


Space Shuttle during launch – [VIDEO]

From the upcoming Special Edition Ascent: Commemorating Space Shuttle DVD comes a dramatic new video of a space shuttle launch shot by cameras mounted on the solid rocket boosters (SRBs).

This striking high-definition video begins with the shuttle launch and ends with the spent boosters parachuting into the ocean.

(via io9.com)