For most, the opportunity to see a rocket launch would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But for John Kraus, who grew up on Florida’s “Space Coast,” it was a commonplace occurrence. So it made perfect sense that when he took up photography in 2015, spaceflight would be included in his work. After documenting a few launches, his hobby transformed into a full-time career that has allowed him to share his passion for spaceflight with the public.
On October 18, 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, made history when it launched its 221st spacewalk.
Did you know that every month the full moon has a different name?
Off the heels of the first-ever photo of a black hole, NASA has just released incredible new visualizations that are a mesmerizing look at how a black hole’s gravity distorts our view. Across several different perspectives, the visualizations demonstrate how what we consider to be a dark space is actually one of the brightest places in the universe.
Hungarian photographer László Francsics was named Astronomy Photographer of the Year for his innovative look at a lunar eclipse.
In the race to find a habitable planet, astronomers from University College London have made a breakthrough.
Yet another organization is making strides toward helping ordinary citizens spend time in outer space. The Gateway Foundation has announced plans to build the world’s first space hotel, with an aim to have 100 tourists per week by 2025.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned, causing our world to be momentarily engulfed in...
The magic of forced perspective photography can make even the most impossible feats seem real.
Most Americans are familiar with astronaut Neil Armstrong‘s declaration “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” which took place as he became the first man to step foot on the moon. Fifty years after the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, the successful mission continues to capture the imagination of the public. And while all members of the three-man crew were celebrated as heroes, Armstrong was catapulted to fame.
We may be on the brink of a new gold rush, but not here on Earth.
On July 20, 1969 mankind took “one giant step” as the Apollo 11 mission touched down on the Moon.