Jedediah Smith, VFX supervisor for Method Studios, describes the painstaking process visual effects artists used to create the moon and lunar rover sequence in Ad Astra. From their innovative use of infrared cameras to their deep archival research to their extensive use of rotoscoping, the effects team employed an array of techniques to balance realism… Continue reading How the Lunar Scene from Ad Astra was Made
Stephanie Wilson is a veteran of three spaceflights–STS-120, STS-121 and STS-131–and has logged more than 42 days in space.
The Soyuz rocket is transported by train to the launch pad, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was photographed inside the Super Guppy aircraft that will carry the flight frame with the Orion crew module to a testing facility in Ohio.
Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief astronomer, is known as the ‘Mother of Hubble.’
In 1964, Ann R. McNair and Mary Jo Smith pose with a model of a Pegasus Satellite.
One of the greatest challenges of the fourth phase of Air-to-Air Background Oriented Schlieren flights, or AirBOS flight series was timing.
“The dawn of a new era in human spaceflight,” wrote astronaut Anne McClain. McClain had an unparalleled view from orbit of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft as it approached the International Space Station for docking on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
On March 2, 2:49 a.m. EST, a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for Demo-1, the first uncrewed mission of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard launches from Launch Complex 39A, Saturday, March 2, 2019.