Tagged: space station

This is our planet - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 30, 2012

A wonderful video to start the weekend — time-lapse photography from the space station compiled by Tomislav Safundžić. If anyone ever tries to tell you that man’s influence is too puny to affect our great planet, point them at this. The world is littered with our lights, and much else besides. Watch the full HD [...] … Read More

Orbital debris, the ISS, moon and sun - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 09, 2010

Here’s an animation showing the accumulation of debris in near earth orbit due to human activity since 1957. It does look very cluttered but remember the articles aren’t to scale. YouTube – Space debris over time. And where is all the junk coming from (click on image to get more detail – thanks to Michæl Paukner’s [...] … Read More