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The Space Shuttle’s 12 Nightmare Scenarios [Fx]

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Created by amateur special effects artist The Faking Hoaxer , this video shows the Space Shuttle in 12 different horrifying situations, be it breached or exploding at launch. It’s real enough to be stomach-churning.

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So, What Would It Be Like to Be In Space Unprotected? [Blockquote]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aio, ANT, Ants, AR, Blockquote, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Holy Shit, Home Automation, humans, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, mid, Mod, Nasa, Nes, Npr, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, ota, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Recall, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, TI, TV, Us, V, Vacuum, Viv, what, X1

Humans can’t survive out in the vacuum of space. At least not for long. But what would those 14 seconds or so be like?

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NASA TV Streaming Now Available On iPhone and iPad [Streaming]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aila, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Art, Ati, Av, Bp, cat, clear, color, Dc, de, dev, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, H.264, hand, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, HTML5, Id, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Iphone, iPod, Ipod Touch, IpodTouch, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Ming, Mod, Nas, Nasa, NASA TV, Nes, now Available, Ny, om, One, order, Os, Ouch, Pad, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Real Time, RSS, Rv, serve, smartphone, Smartphones, Space, Stream, Streaming, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, Touch, TV, Ui, V, Watch, X1

If you are into space and have an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch , or any HTML5/H.264-compatible device, you got lucky: Now you can watch NASA TV in real time. The quality is quite good, as you can see in this capture: More

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Can You Count 400 Billion Stars In This Mind-Blowing Panorama? [Astronomy]

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Astronomers estimate that there are 200 to 400 billion stars in our galactic neighborhood, the Milky Way . I guess that someone tried to count them in this fully-zoomable, ultra-high-definition 800,000-image mosaic and got tired around 296,351,284,702. More

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Just Your Usual Day at Work [Nasa]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, C5, cat, clear, Clips, color, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, Mod, movie, movies, My, Nas, Nasa, Of, om, One, Orbit, order, Ovi, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, Watch, work, X1

I don’t know if these guys are used to this already—my gut feeling is that they are not—but I do know that just watching this part of the video makes me giddy every single time. More

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The Work With the Best View In the World [Nasa]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Bes, Bp, C5, cat, clear, Clips, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Et, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, Mod, movie, movies, My, Nas, Nasa, Of, om, One, Orbit, order, Ovi, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, tweet, Us, V, Vide, Video, view, Watch, work, world, X1

I don’t know if these guys are used to this already—my gut feeling is that they are not—but I do know that just watching this part of the video makes me giddy every single time. More

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Time Lapse Video of BP’s Gulf Oil Disaster [Gulf Disaster]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, bd, Bp, C5, cat, clear, Clips, color, D3, day, Dc, DCAC, de, Disaster, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Evo, Explosion, F2, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gulf, Gulf Disaster, gulf of mexico, Gulf oil disaster, GulfOfMexico, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, instrument, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Lite, Men, Mexico, mid, Mod, Nas, Nasa, Of, Oil, Oil disaster, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, ps, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, rum, Rv, Satellite, Satellites, serve, Show, Shows, Space, Style, T3, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, Time-Lapse, TV, tweet, V, Vide, Video, X1, XP

This NASA time lapse video shows how the Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster evolved from April 20, the day of the explosion , to May 24. The images were taken by the MODIS instrument in NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites. More

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The Mars Phoenix Lander Is But a Dead, Black Dot [Space]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, bd, Bp, C5, cat, clear, color, de, Dead, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, Et, F1, F2, fail, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, ISS, La, Labels, lonely, Mars, Mars Phoenix Lander, mid, Mod, Nas, Nasa, om, One, Orb, Orbit, order, Padd, phoenix lander, phone, phone home, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sad, serve, Solar, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, Us, V, X1

After failing to phone home one last time, we knew that the Mars Phoenix was through. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter gives us one last look at the little guy. More

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Moon Boulder Scores Three Points [Space]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Asteroids, Astronomy, Boulder, Bp, C6, cat, cc, clear, color, core, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, earth, Earthquake, EC, Et, fall, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, house, HTML, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, ISS, La, Labels, Lde, Lg, media, Mic, micro, mid, mission, Mod, Moon, Multimedia, Nas, Nasa, Nazis, om, One, order, Padd, pages, PC, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, Quake, quant, rail, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, Thq, TI, time, TV, Ufo, Us, V, what, why, X1

See that trail? That’s what a big-as-a-house boulder does while falling into a 60-meter-wide crater on the Moon. Why

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