1. kennedycenter:

    Today WE WERE the Kennedy Space Center (Washington, DC Annex). Here was the view from our Terrace as Space Shuttle Discovery flew over the Potomac toward its new hangar home at the Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles. 

    More photos on Facebook.

  2. Plan to watch the Shuttle Discovery’s final flight over D.C.? My friend John made an interactive map based off the information provided by the Smithsonian, NASA and fellow photographers on the best places to watch the shuttle. The flyover is expected to take place between 10 and 11 a.m. today. [map] [flight]

    Plan to watch the Shuttle Discovery’s final flight over D.C.? My friend John made an interactive map based off the information provided by the Smithsonian, NASA and fellow photographers on the best places to watch the shuttle. The flyover is expected to take place between 10 and 11 a.m. today. [map] [flight]

  3. Under the milky way tonight. Loops of wispy clouds rise like smoke rings against a background of stars—the products of a NASA rocket launch early Tuesday morning designed to study the upper-level jet stream.
Photos: NASA Rockets Make Weird Clouds Near Edge of Space | NatGeo

    Under the milky way tonight. Loops of wispy clouds rise like smoke rings against a background of stars—the products of a NASA rocket launch early Tuesday morning designed to study the upper-level jet stream.

    Photos: NASA Rockets Make Weird Clouds Near Edge of Space | NatGeo

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  5. This Thursday evening, look to the western skies as Jupiter and Venus—the two brightest planets to the unaided eye—stage a close encounter over the Northern Hemisphere. [natgeo]

    This Thursday evening, look to the western skies as Jupiter and Venus—the two brightest planets to the unaided eye—stage a close encounter over the Northern Hemisphere. [natgeo]