Beautifully restored high-resolution photographs of the Earth taken by Apollo astronauts.
An Orbital Ring System as an alternative to a space elevator.
Representing nothing short of the most ambitious project in the history of space exploration and exploitation, the Orbital Ring System is more or less what you would imagine it to be, a gargantuan metal ring high above the Earth, spanning the length of its 40,000 kilometer-long diameter.
A forthcoming documentary about Stewart Brand (with music by Brian Eno).
A proposed flag for the planet.
A lovely interactive photo essay charting the results of what happens when evolution produces a life form that allows a planet to take selfies.
A gorgeous visualisation of satellites in Earth orbit. Click around to grasp the scale of the network.
Earth as seen on one day in 2015 from Himawari-8. Beautiful.
This infographic offers a visual way to explore the various stages of the Earth’s history using a 12 hour clock analogy.
This is an awareness project I can get behind: a Clarke-like Project Spaceguard to protect the Earth from asteroid collisions. This campaign will focus awareness of this issue on one single day…
Now if only the front page of this website actually said when that day will be.
Update: And now it does.
A beautiful real-time visualisation of winds on our planet.
This gives me a warm fuzzy glow. The Mefites are using Radio Free Earth to find out which stars are receiving the number one hits from their birthdays.
Beautiful animated GIFs showing the lungs of our planet.
Communal satellite eyes. A Mac screensaver is also available.
Gorgeous pictures from the Suomi satellite, just released by NASA
Another beautiful timelapse video made from photographs taken from the International Space Station.
The music from Sunshine gets me every time.
Beautiful time-lapse photography from Don “we’ve got a Dragon by the tail” Pettit, taken from the International Space Station.