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An Uncertain Future

May 8, 2014

This infographic explains the creation of the Apollo Space Shuttle and explores the future of NASA now that shuttles will no longer be built. Source

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An Uncertain Future

January 3, 2014

This infographic explains the creation of the Apollo Space Shuttle and explores the future of NASA now that shuttles will no longer be built. Source

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2011 Annual Report by NASA

October 31, 2013

As 2011 comes to a close, we would like to share a special thank you to everyone who has supported the Open Government Initiative this past year. We have come a long way this year and to celebrate the many accomplishments, we created an annual report infographic that shares some of the impressive highlights related […]

The UnFacebook World

The UnFacebook World

June 1, 2013

A map of Facebook overlaid on a map of cities at night reveals all the places in the world where Facebook isn’t. Source

The Sounds of Earth Record Cover

The Sounds of Earth Record Cover

November 11, 2012

This gold aluminium cover was designed to protect the Voyager 1 and 2 “Sounds of Earth” gold-plated records from micrometeorite bombardment, but also serves a double purpose in providing the finder a key to playing the record. The explanatory diagram appears on both the inner and outer surfaces of the cover, as the outer diagram […]

Gowalla NASA Map

Gowalla NASA Map

November 6, 2012

In honor of the Discovery Space Shuttle’s second to last mission on 11/1/10, NASA and location-based social networking service Gowalla have launched a new “item”, the Moon Rock, which users can find in Museums, Libraries and other NASA-related points across the country. Source

Sizing Up Space: A Visual History (Shuttle)

Sizing Up Space: A Visual History (Shuttle)

November 3, 2012

In the three decades of NASA’s space shuttle program, hundreds of astronauts flew aboard the five spaceships. Find out about the missions, astronauts and vehicles and life in space. (See also:Astronauts) Source

Aricebo Message

Aricebo Message

October 3, 2012

The Arecibo message was broadcast into space a single time via frequency modulated radio waves at a ceremony to mark the remodeling of the Arecibo radio telescope on 16 November 1974. It was aimed at the globular star cluster M13 some 25,000 light years away because M13 was a large and close collection of stars […]

Total Lunar Eclipse

Total Lunar Eclipse

September 19, 2012

Tomorrow, Saturday December 10th, marks the last total lunar eclipse until 2014. The eclipse can be viewed from Alaska, northern Canada, Australia, New Zealand, central Asia and eastern Asia. Don’t be alarmed if you wake up tomorrow morning to see a bright red, super-sized moon! Source

Pioneer Plaque

Pioneer Plaque

September 6, 2012

The Pioneer plaques are a pair of gold-anodized aluminium plaques which were placed on board the 1972 Pioneer 10 and 1973 Pioneer 11 spacecraft, featuring a pictorial message, in case either Pioneer 10 or 11 are intercepted by extraterrestrial life. The plaques show the nude figures of a human male and female along with several […]

Space shuttles, end of an era

Space shuttles, end of an era

August 9, 2012

Infographics collectibles, a view of the achievements and strengths of these ships Source

The rise and fall of NASA’s budget

August 8, 2012

With the budget for NASA being cut, how many value has the money invested in NASA paid of. Looking at every budget throughout the history of NASA, comparing this with its space missions for that year. Source