Great astrophotographies – November 2009

This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was as always difficult to select just ten. On this month’s picture, the NASA noted : “The Sun, a crescent Earth, and the… Continue reading Great astrophotographies – November 2009

Great astrophotographies – April 2009

This is that time of the month: the one for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was very difficult to select just eight. I am absolutely still amazed at how many splendors can… Continue reading Great astrophotographies – April 2009

European space lab Columbus installed on ISS

Last night was successfully installed on the International Space Station the laboratory Columbus. This is a major event as it is the first European module to be part of the ISS. Both the ESA and NASA, respectively the European and US space agencies, expressed their delight of such a major success on their websites. Columbus… Continue reading European space lab Columbus installed on ISS