#December2017

NASA wants to send a probe to Alpha Centauri in 2069, assuming we exist then, right?

nasa probe alpha centauri 2069

Hyperbolic headline is hyperbolic! But, what portion of it is hyperbolic? The part about NASA? The part about us existing in 2069? Both? Neither? What ever the case, pulling this off would be fucking rad.

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NASA and Google found first solar system with 8 planets like our own, Pluto is like pfft

nasa google solar system eight planets

NASA and Google have teamed-up to find a solar system like ours, sporting eight planets. Cool! I mean, cool? It’s neat.

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Bad Ass: Voyager 1’s thrusters have been fired up for the first time in 37 years

voyager 1 thrusters fired up 37 years

No big whup. NASA Wizards have just dusted off Voyager 1’s old as fuck code, and successfully fired up its thrusters for the first time in 37 goddamn years.

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Space Swoon: Earth viewed from 10,000 miles away is resplendent as fuck

earth 10000 miles away

Drink in some perspective, swine! Do so by checking out this glorious image of Earth, taken some 10,000 miles away.

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Space Swoon: Cassini captures Saturn’s gorgeous clouds

nasa cassini saturn cloud swirls

Here’s just Cassini, doing more Cassini-type dope ass shit.

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Space Swoon: Jupiter gets a gorgeous new close-up, courtesy of two scientists

nasa new view of jupiter

Jupiter. Just doing Jovian things. Looking beautiful as fuck.

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Space Swoon: Cassini captures Titan’s haze for our enjoyment

cassini titan haze

Titan’s fuckin’ hazy, breh. Check out said haze in yet another gorgeous capture from Cassini.

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Space Swoon: This Barred Spiral Galaxy is glorious, and a mere 30 million light-years away

ngc 2500 barred spiral galaxy

Want to check out NGC 2500? I fuckin’ get it, I do. Just set your course to its location. You know, 30 million light-years away. I’m right behind you! Seriously.

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Space Swoon: Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot gets a gorgeous close-up

jupiter giant red spot

As a meat-bag, my giant red spots and blemishes are decidedly not cool to look at. As a gas giant, Jupiter’s giant red spot is a sight to behold.

Hit the jump to check it out.

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NASA has found evidence of 10 new Earth-sized planets with conditions for water

nasa earth-sized planets water

NASA has found 10 new (as in newly found, not out of the package) Earth-sized planets. But wait, there is more! These planets sport conditions ideal for water.

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