We've curated this list of the five best time-lapse videos published in recent years, including one featuring the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, and multiple scenes captured on-board the International Space Station. Enjoy!
NASA has released an official free app for Google Android devices. The app has been generally well received by Android users although many, including ourselves, have been complaining that the app is slow and buggy on some Android devices
Canadian company UrtheCast will begin streaming live HD imagery of earth from the International Space Station (ISS) in Spring 2012. Two cameras will be mounted to the outside of the ISS where the video will be down-linked and broadcast on the Internet for the world to see.
Although this image has been published for a few months now, it's definitely worth sharing. Astronauts onboard the International Space Station captured this beatiful image of Ireland and the UK illuminated by city lights on Christmas Eve, 2010.
YouTube is celebrating 50 years of manned space flight by premiering a feature length film which recreates Yury Gagarin’s first orbit in outer space. The film combines original audio and video recordings of the flight with HD footage taken from the International Space Station. A new score was written epsessially for the piece by composer Philip Sheppard.
A European Space Agency astronaut, Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli @astro_paolo, has been on tour in the International Space Station since January and during that time then he has taken some amazing 3D photos of the ISS and her crew.
With clear skies forecast for this week across much of Ireland an excellent opportunity presents itself for amateur astronomers to catch a glimpse of the International Space Station as it orbits earth and passes over Ireland. One such sighting opportunity occurred at 19:53 this evening, and although slightly unprepared, I managed to capture this light trail as the space station hurtled past.
Foursquare users checked in over 380,576,305 times in 2010, including once from the International Space Station, the company announced today. Describing 2010 as “an insane year” the three year old smartphone social network released some information (in infographic form, of course) about their userbase.