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This diagram shows our cosmic address at a glance. We see our planetary system around the Sun, our stellar neighborhood in our galaxy, our galaxy in the local group of galaxies, and our group in the entire universe.


astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, planets, humans -- ‘Agent of Chaos,’ 1970s scifi artwork by Dean Ellis. From the 1978 book Tomorrow and Beyond: Masterpieces of Science Fiction Art


An astronaut's spacesuit costs $35,000,000 each apx = uniquely tailored to one / rarely used again by any subsequent astronaut, as EXACT fit has to be perfect !! Earth rotates apx 20,000 miles an hour ,even a small particle of space debris rock can be catastrophic if strikes astronaut while they are doing a space 'walk'= bullet proof Kevlar materials with cutting edge personal survival systems don't come cheap !! ( Cost may be even higher now = info from TV fact programme QI ) by the way


The Sky Above You is Not Dark. It's all in your perspective ...which is determined by how you see the night lights. ~John 12:36 "While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them."


Anna Fisher - chemist and NASA astronaut (1979) Currently one of the oldest active American astronauts, in her long career at NASA she has been involved with three major programs: the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station and the Orion project.


If the Milky Way Galaxy is just one of billions of galaxies in outer space, it stands to reason that there are probably other pl...