Official Space thread



This thread is to discuss everything space related. Any news, images or info, feel free to share.

It will constantly be updated.


European Space Agency
Blue Origin

Space Station sighting calculator

Video channels:

NASA Youtube
ESA Youtube
SpaceX Youtube
Blue Origin Youtube


Sky View 2 Google Play Store

Can the powers that be please convert this to a wiki post.



Brilliant idea! I’ve always been fascinated by space.


Martian wind recorded by Insight:


That’s cool. So it’s the seismometer that recorded vibrations, I wonder if they have an actual microphone also.




Falcon 9 Launch

Cool hope they will show the Docking in a few days.


Cool. Watching


dat “landing” dou


Yeah. Love how they cut the feed from stage 1 just as it started spinning.


Did you see the videos they put up on twitter? They actually saved it in a way.


Don’t miss out on one of the most prolific and reliable meteor showers of the year! The Geminid meteor shower will put on a dazzling display for sky watchers when it peaks on Dec. 13. You’ll be able to see up to 100 meteors per hour. Plan ahead:

— NASA (@NASA) December 13, 2018

I wish it was viewable from the southern hemisphere.



Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity (technically) becomes the first manned space flight to lift off from the USA in years, as the ship reached the edge of space yesterday:


Awesome stuff.

I can’t help but think how far out into space we’d be by now if humanity would have just gotten along since our beginning, and hadn’t burnt each others stuff (books, technologies, etc…) out of spite or hatred throughout history.


Although scarily enough some big technological leaps are made during periods of war too.


Every time I see this thread I read it as “Office Space thread”.



This is apparently interesting…