The plaque which the Apollo 11 astronauts left behind on the Moon, which was attached to the ladder on the landing gear strut on the descent stage of the Lunar Module. The plaque was signed by the three Apollo 11 astronauts and President Richard Nixon. (Photo Credit: NASA)
An experimental image worked up from the launch of the Merah Putih communications satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket at 1:18 a.m. on 7 August 2018 shows the trajectory of the rocket in its flight but, also, making the stars more visible.
A late 1970s photo (retouched due to the poor quality of the actual image) of one of the Nautilus submarines used in the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Submarine Voyage attraction at Disney World in Orlando. Based on the classic 1954 Disney movie that brought Jules Verne novel to life, the ride was extremely popular during its years of operation (1971-1994). Boarding one of the submarines, the guests would sit below water level where they could glimpse sea life, wrecked […]
The Florida Forest Service is quick to jump in to explain that this disease is not some juvenile expletive, “Butt rot, as its name implies, is a progressive rotting or decaying of the base of infected plants.” In this case, a fungus, Ganoderma zonatum, that infects the lower four to five feet of a palm tree causing the tree to wilt away and die. A particularly good example of this lethal disease is along one of the trails at the […]