Friday, March 20, 2009

Homemade High Altitude Photos

The Big Picture has a series of photos about some Spanish students who built their own high altitude balloon and sent up a digital camera. Their balloon flew for two hours and reached a height of 30,000 meters (19 miles).

Planets over Australia

Astronomy Picture of the Day has a nice photo of the moon together with Mercury, Jupiter and Mars in the sky over New South Wales.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Spacestation Tour

YouTube has a four part tour of the International Space Station. Each part is about 10 minutes.