theatlanticvideo: A Short Film About a Lonely Robot, Created Entirely From NASA Videos It’s 2045, and a lone robot orbits Earth in a spaceship, left there by his human companions. He longs for his home on Earth, but knows he’ll never see it again. Tragic, huh? This is the story of Robbie, a sentient Catholic robot, and the subject of the short film Robbie from director Neil Harvey.
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jtotheizzoe: In Geosynchronous Orbit, Art That Will Outlast Humans Billions of years from now, when the Sun becomes a red giant, engulfing an already oceanless and molten Earth in a swirling plume of solar radiation, some of our oldest art may still be intact. They won’t be stone monuments or the Egyptian pyramids. It won’t be a styrofoam cup, although that would have been a good guess. It...
The Longest Continuous View of Earth From Space Hits 40 NASA and the Interior Department marked the 40th anniversary of the Landsat program, the world’s longest-running Earth-observing satellite program. The first Landsat satellite was launched July 23, 1972, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The 40-year Landsat record provides global coverage that shows large-scale human activities...