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These light paintings are out of this world… literally!


 
 

We've seen some pretty cool light-painting projects over the years -- ping-pong balls under blacklight spring to mind, as do Red Bull's light-painted wakeboard photos, and pretty much everything we've seen from the lustworthy Pixelstick -- but Japan's Dr. Koichi Wakata has taken the artform out of this world. (And...

NASA shows off incredible images of rocket launch — including one in infrared!

 
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Yesterday, space company Orbital Sciences Corporation launched its own rocket, which is now on its way to take supplies up to the International Space Station (ISS). Taking off from NASA's launchpad in Virgina, the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with attached Cygnus cargo spacecraft, is...

The Chinese Space Station looks like a TIE fighter in front of the Death Star in this sun photo

 
 

Last week, we shared a photo of the International Space Station looking like the Starship Enterprise as it cruised past the moon. Now, here's a shot of the Chinese Space Station (CSS) moving past the sun and it brings to mind another famous science fiction series. Yes, Star Wars nerds, the CSS looks a lot like a TIE...

The International Space Station looks like the Starship Enterprise cruising past the moon in this photo

 
 

Check out the below image of the International Space Station (ISS) going past the moon. Look a bit familiar? As Star Trek's George Takei pointed out on his popular Facebook account, the ISS resembles the (fictional) USS Enterprise in this shot.

"My goodness, from this angle it looks like a certain starship I once...

Astronaut Chris Hadfield rocks the Internet with cover of “Space Oddity” on board space station

 
 

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has had one of the more social-media-savvy tenures as commander of the International Space Station (ISS). Photography lovers, such as ourselves, have enjoyed the awesome images of earth he's been tweeting from space via his Twitter account.

We also liked the tips he shared on how to...

Astronaut Chris Hadfield shares tips on how to capture awesome images from space (VIDEO)

 
 

Ever wonder how astronaut Chris Hadfield is able to shoot those amazing images from the International Space Station (ISS) that we've featured on Imaging Resource? In the video below shot on board the ISS, Station Commander Hadfield share his secrets on capturing great photos of the earth from space. (That is, in case...

This video tour of the International Space Station shows off the crew’s impressive photography gear

 
 

This 25-minute video tour of the International Space Station (ISS) from last year is cool in itself but a Redditor has made it especially interesting to photography fans by cueing it up to the 17:40-mark, which shows several DSLRs with massive telephotos hanging on the wall in zero gravity.

Though we can't see the...

Check out all these Nikon cameras being used in the International Space Station

 
 

We've previously written about astronaut photographers -- including Canadian Chris Hadfield and American Thomas H. Marshburn  -- capturing and tweeting awesome space photos of the Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). And we've also told you a bit about the gear they've been using. (Sorry Canon folks, the...

Check out this out-of-this-world image of the International Space Station passing in front of the moon

The vastness of space can make you feel really, really small. For some of that perspective, check out this incredible photograph by amateur astronomer Mariano Ribas of the International Space Station (ISS) passing in front of the moon. Yes, the ISS is that little bright, satellite-looking speck on the right.

 
 

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American astronaut also tweeting spectacular photos of earth from International Space Station

 
 

Remember that Canadian astronaut we told you about last week who was tweeting some spectacular images of earth shot from on board the International Space Station (ISS)? Well, apparently there's another astronaut shutterbug on board the ISS and he's also sharing his out-of-this-world space pix on Twitter.

American...

Canadian astronaut tweeting awesome earth photos shot from International Space Station

 
 

We love images from outer space but it's even better when they're captured by a real human behind the lens. (No offense to all the spectacular photos we've posted recently shot by satellites and the Cassini space probe.)

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has kept our interest in space photography satiated thanks to...