World’s Largest Optical Telescope

The Giant Magellan Telescope will be the biggest Earth-based optical telescope ever built, planned for completion in 2025. It will be able to produce spectacular images, 10 times sharper than those captured by Hubble Space Telescope. Built high in the mountains of northern Chile in Las Campanas Observatory, the GMT—whose primary optics consist of 7… Continue reading World’s Largest Optical Telescope

Jasem Mutlaq Captures Amazing Image of Horsehead Nebula

Jasem Mutlaq captured this image above of the Horsehead Nebula on the rooftop of his house in AlSabahiya, Kuwait. Horsehead Nebula is located approximately 1,500 light years from Earth in the constellation Orion. The image capture process took three nights and over 6 hours of total exposure time using a small refractor telescope along with a CCD camera cooled… Continue reading Jasem Mutlaq Captures Amazing Image of Horsehead Nebula

Guided Tour of the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams takes viewers on an extensive tour of the International Space Station, during the final days of her mission as Commander of the station. Williams shows us the laboratories, the space suits for space walks, the kitchen, and the sleeping quarters. Watch the amazing tour video below. via: Free Technology for Teachers

Houston, we have a problem!

Houston, we have a problem, is a documentary film that reveals one of the biggest secrets of space race during cold war, Yugoslavian space programme. The Yugoslavs made a rapid development based on unknown diaries of Yugoslav space pioneer Herman PotoÄŤnik – Noordung after 2nd world war. Technical solutions described in Potocnik’s unpublished papers were the basis… Continue reading Houston, we have a problem!