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This gorgeous 4K video of Earth from space will inspire you to become an astronaut

This gorgeous 4K video of Earth from space will inspire you to become an astronaut

Brandon Russell

Damn. That’s all you can really say after viewing this 4K video of Earth from space. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured the video while aboard the International Space Station. I don’t think there’s any way to describe it other than “stunning.” There are already plenty of pictures and videos of Earth from space—astronaut Scott Kelly shared a beautiful image or two during his time on...

NASA to look for life on Europa in 2020s, but it's going to have to drill

NASA to look for life on Europa in 2020s, but it's going to have to drill

Ron Duwell

In humankind’s search for life beyond our own planet, many experts believe that one of the most likely places we’ll find it is in Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa. Yes, “in” the icy moon, not “on” it. NASA plans to drop an observation module on the moon sometime in the 2020s, but experts are now claiming that it’s going to have to drill to find any evidence. Those who observe the moon...

NASA's Cassini takes breathtaking images of Saturn's northern hemisphere

NASA's Cassini takes breathtaking images of Saturn's northern hemisphere

Brandon Russell

NASA’s Cassini has been soaring through the cosmos for nearly 20 years and to celebrate the latest phase of its journey, the intrepid spacecraft has sent scientists new images of Saturn’s northern hemisphere. The purpose of Cassini’s newest mission phase, called Ring-Grazing Orbits, is to skim past the outer edges of the planet’s main rings, according to NASA. The pictures above, which...