During the late night hours tonight, Jupiter will pass 368 million miles from Earth, which is its closest approach since 1963. It won’t be this close again until 2022. You won’t need a telescope to see it, as it will be the brightest light in the sky besides the moon. Coincidentally, Uranus will also be [...]
On September 17, 1976, NASA publicly unveiled its first Space Shuttle Orbiter, Enterprise. It was originally planned to be named Constitution, but a write-in campaign by the fans of the popular TV show “Star Trek” urged the White House to name the shuttle after the Starship Enterprise. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and most of [...]
A boy’s face is covered in flour after competing in the traditional “Las Chamcacas” game in Panchimalco, El Salvador.
The granite memorial fountain honoring the victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
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Half Dome as seen from Yosemite Valley in California.
New York City’s Pennsylvania Station in April 1962, two years before it was demolished.