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Live feed from Space: ISS views of Earth.

The International Space Station (ISS) circles at about 240 miles above our planet in low earth orbit. As you can clearly see the Earth is in fact round, & not flat as some believe!

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Apollo 8’s Christmas Eve message in 1968.

1968 saw the planet Earth in a bit of a mess. Parts of Asia were in flames, Martin Luther King had been assassinated, & many cities had been torn apart by rioting. However, if you remember watching the HBO miniseries

Pale Blue Dot Photograph…. Our Earth, Our home, That’s us in a pixel.

Just once in a while an image, a music score, or speech holds me absolutely  spell bound…. It was just an ordinary Thursday evening last week & a speculative Youtube search for ‘greatest speeches’ came up with a speech by Carl

Nasa meets the Clangers! Collecting moon rock is boring, have some Blue string pudding instead!

A piece of Genesis rock or a large helping of blue string pudding? Must of been a tough decision for the Apollo 15 crew!

Spot the difference, our planet viewed from space.

Was pointed out early in my academic studies that all the boundaries between countries are socially constructed! Also, that maps and globes are the product of humans. Nice colours on the manufactured globe though!       

You can see a Space Station if you know where to look in the sky!

Always had a fascination with manned spaceflight. Although the highs of Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo on the USA side, and Sputnik, Vostok, Voskhod & Soyuz from the USSR, are my primary interest, I still get a buzz when I see