The orbit of the Moon around the Earth; new moon to full moon.

The orbit of the Moon around the Earth; new moon to full moon. Read more »

Solid Rocket Booster (x-post from /r/educationalgifs)

Solid Rocket Booster (x-post from /r/educationalgifs) Read more »

Coronal mass ejection captured by NASA’s IRIS probe and the Solar Dynamics Observatory

Coronal mass ejection captured by NASA’s IRIS probe and the Solar Dynamics Observatory Read more »

Orbit of the stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way

Orbit of the stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Read more »

Stabilized- Workout on Discovery One

Stabilized- Workout on Discovery One Read more »

The orbit of Neptune’s inner moons (x10,000).

The orbit of Neptune’s inner moons (x10,000). Read more »

How NASA kept in contact with Skylab (x-post from /r/educationalgifs)

How NASA kept in contact with Skylab (x-post from /r/educationalgifs) Read more »

The phases of Mercury as seen from earth.

The phases of Mercury as seen from earth. Read more »

Mars and Jupiter’s retrograde orbits through Libra and Scorpius. This will occur during 2016 (made in Stellarium at x1,000,000 speed).

Mars and Jupiter’s retrograde orbits through Libra and Scorpius. This will occur during 2016 (made in Stellarium at x1,000,000 speed). Read more »

Tidal locking; the reason we only ever see one face of the moon.

Tidal locking; the reason we only ever see one face of the moon. Read more »