iss054e000136 (Dec. 14, 2017) --- The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft that brought home Expedition 53 crew members Randy Bresnik of NASA, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency, is pictured moments before undocking from the Rassvet module.
After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn Friday, to burn up like a meteor. The objectives of the $3.9 billion U.S.-European mission have been accomplished many times over since its 2004 arrival at Saturn following a seven-year journey.
Stanley Kubrick is a legend. His name is just as synonymous with satirical wartime comedies as it is with chilling psychological horror. Kubrick built a film career off going against expectations, and always crafting a fresh approach to what might otherwise be stereotypical genre films. His legacy is perhaps most cemented in 2001: A Space … Continued
Color-composite from raw images acquired by the Cassini spacecraft on April 4, 2014, from a distance of approximately 1,129,875 miles (1,818,358 kilometers). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI. Composite by Jason Major.