launch away!   random dump for space/sci-fi related materials for upcoming project(s).
The title is from Warren Ellis' Graphic Novel.

spaceexp:

The mix of colors in this photo of an aurora from Reid Wiseman aboard the ISS is amazing. The thin strip of deep blue is the first glimpse of sunrise.

spaceexp:

The mix of colors in this photo of an aurora from Reid Wiseman aboard the ISS is amazing. The thin strip of deep blue is the first glimpse of sunrise.

— 1 day ago with 139 notes

spaceexp:

The final Space Shuttle mission  separating from its Boosters

spaceexp:

The final Space Shuttle mission separating from its Boosters

— 3 days ago with 338 notes

spaceexp:

- A portion of the ISS is visible in this view of a starry sky and Earth’s horizon

spaceexp:

- A portion of the ISS is visible in this view of a starry sky and Earth’s horizon

— 3 days ago with 157 notes

poniesetc:

Original concept art for Star Wars by Ralph McQuarrie.

(Source: onlyhdwallpapers.com, via 70sscifiart)

— 3 days ago with 16898 notes

spaceexp:

Discovery approaching ISS

spaceexp:

Discovery approaching ISS

— 3 days ago with 194 notes

spaceexp:

Cygnus being released from ISS in 4k. Watch in highest quality.

— 3 days ago with 106 notes

ultrafacts:

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ultrafacts:

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— 3 days ago with 6815 notes

spaceexp:

Releasing Cygnus

— 3 days ago with 44 notes

70sscifiart:

madddscience:

Selected images from a 70s NASA brochure Space Station: Key to the Future, via this article by David S. F. Portree of Wired.

From my Maddd Science tumblr. It’s an interesting read, too, if you’re interested in the USA’s approach to space exploration in the 70s/late 60s.

— 4 days ago with 438 notes