"Ex luna, scientia"
A 30-frame sequence showing Cassini's approach to the icy plumes of Enceladus on August 13th, 2010. (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)DD - http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/09/around_the_solar_system.html
This picture was taken by Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli as he left the International Space Station on 23rd May 2011 in a Soyuz capsule to return to Earth. Shuttle Endeavour sits firmly on the bow of the station, which is moving across the surface of the Earth at a speed of 27,000km/h (17,000mph) and at an altitude of approximately 355km (220 miles).
Destination Star Trek Europe, NEC Birmingham - 8th October 2016, with Col. Al. Worden Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 15
Current Topics Of Interest
Space Centres, Companies, and Science
Destination Star Trek Birmingham - October 2018, with Astronaut Fred Haise Lunar Module Pilot of the Apollo 13
Last revised 26th September 2022