MRO (for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter) is a space probe sent by NASA around Mars on August 12, 2005. Its main mission is to map the surface of Mars. It’s great for us since it consists of photographing the whole surface with a camera equipped with a telescope, this camera is called HIRISE. Interestingly, MRO has so far transmitted 295.89TB of data to Earth! We are interested only in photographs, which   Lire plus ...

SDO is a solely satellite to observe the activity of the Sun. Its instruments allow him to take pictures of the Sun with many different filters: All pictures taken by SDO we are available at this address or on Helioviewer.org, this site also allowing us to the beautiful timelapse you can see below. I decided to not to put pictures of SDO since it take 10 every 15 minutes or   Lire plus ...

You know surely all the rover Curiosity, this six-wheeled semi-autonomous vehicle sent on March. The photographs taken by the rover are now available on Eyes of the Universe, it is an opportunity to learn a bit more than this mission. The mission by the numbers Departure from the Earth: 26 November 2011 Arrived on Mars: August 6, 2012 Travel time: 8 months Distance travelled by the probe to go to   Lire plus ...

Two new lots of photographs come to be put online: • DSCOVR EPIC Camera (Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera): DSCOVR is a scientific satellite developed by NASA from 1998. It should provide information on the solar wind by playing an important role in the field of space weather and continuously provide a complete real-time view of face illuminated Earth available on the Internet. This real-time view may be observed at this   Lire plus ...

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After you have added the Lunar Orbiter and Apollo missions, here is the mission Chang’e 3. It is there not a lot of photos but they are of very good quality! Pictures of this mission are available at this address. Quick overview: Image source: Mission Chang’e 3

And voila, the classification and sorts it images of the Apollo missions and Lunar Orbiter is finished! Here are the final numbers: Total number of images: ~15.275 Disk space used: ~ 61, 9 GB Apollo (Earth) missions: ~1.639 photos Apollo (Moon) missions: ~11.003 photos Missions Lunar Orbiter (Earth): 8 pictures Lunar Orbiter (Moon) missions: ~2.550 photos All this still represents 2 months knowing I was doing other things at the   Lire plus ...

I begin sorts it and the classification of the photos of the Apollo missions. These missions together 21.423 photos (65, 8 GB). This is very long because I performs the following operations: • Removal of “useless” photos or too bad qualities. _The photos which appear no planets, stars, galaxies, etc. (as for example pictures of astronauts in their rocket, the equipment used by NASA,…) _I don’t care that exceptional quality   Lire plus ...

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