IMAGE: DLR’s Rollin’ Justin robot

This Friday, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be directing this humanoid robot Rollin’ Justin – based in the DLR German Aerospace Center establishment in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany – from aboard the International Space Station, flying at…

Carving the cosmos: Star circling bubble of gas

This turbulent celestial palette of purple and yellow shows a bubble of gas named NGC 3199, blown by a star known as WR18 (Wolf-Rayet 18). Wolf-Rayet stars are massive, powerful, and energetic stars that are…

Total Lunar Eclipse from Nagarkot

[caption id="attachment_14243" align="alignnone" width="2980"] Credit: NASO[/caption] On January 31,2018 a total lunar eclipse was observed in many parts of the Earth. Above picture was observed by the NASO( Nepal Astronomical Society) as seen from the…

Solar spectacular

[caption id="attachment_12997" align="alignnone" width="945"] Credits: ESA/M.P. Ayucar, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO[/caption] The total solar eclipse seen from Casper, Wyoming (US), by a team of ESA astronomers. The image shows the moment of totality, when the…