Archive | February, 2011

Space Shuttle Discovery and the moon

Space Shuttle Discovery – Getting ready for its final mission [26 Pics]

1 Space Shuttle Discovery being moved to launchpad at nightCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Bathed in bright xenon lights, space shuttle Discovery makes its nighttime trek, known as “rollout,” from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will take the shuttle, attached to its external fuel tank, […]

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Bikini Atoll Nuclear Explosion

Nuclear Explosions – I am become Death [34 Pics]

1 Nuclear explosion: Operation Crossroads – BAKERTest:Baker; Date:July 24 1946; Operation:Crossroads; Site:Bikini Atoll lagoon, Marshall Islands; Detonation:Underwater, depth – 90ft(27.5m); Yield:23kt; Type:Fission; Second test in the Crossroads operation and the 5th nuclear explosion in the mankind’s history. Baker was the continuation of the study of the nuclear weapon effects on the naval vessels and personnel. […]

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ballloon over turkey

Magnificent & Magical Moonscape of Cappadocia, Turkey [24 PICS]

1 Balloon Ride A balloon flying over the fairy chimneys of Goreme – Cappadocia, Turkey by Verity Cridland   Introduction For most of us, Cappadocia looks so foreign that it could be an alien world. But Cappadocia is a region in Turkey with extraordinary natural wonders and moonscape beauty. Ancient volcanoes eroded into hundreds of exceptional fairy […]

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