A diagram of the Earth’s center as a giant ball of fire from the 1678 book “Subterranean World.”
A supermoon rises over West Yorkshire in the U.K. last year. // Photograph from Back Page Images/Rex Features/AP
for National Geographic News
Published May 3, 2012
On Saturday night, the full moon will be closer to Earth than at any other time this year, an occurrence…
The Gemini astronauts also took some of the most memorable photos in NASA history. You’d think we would have seen them all by now. But with Nasa’s help and funding, a team of researchers at Arizona State University led by lunar scientist Mark Robinson has retrieved from the archives dozens of outtakes that never made it into wide circulation.
Ed note: Check out our friends at Air & Space for more stunning photos from the Gemini mission.
i’m jonesing for spelunking, somethin fierce.