FLICKR user riocard 1900 about this image

An old widely circulated speculative photo of USS Enterprise being constructed in an advertising illustration for Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock.
I think this is the photo that inspired J.J. Abrams to show Enterprise being built on the ground on Earth in the 2009 movie, “Star Trek.”

FLICKR user riocard 1900 about this image

An old widely circulated speculative photo of USS Enterprise being constructed in an advertising illustration for Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock.

I think this is the photo that inspired J.J. Abrams to show Enterprise being built on the ground on Earth in the 2009 movie, “Star Trek.”

(Source: flickr.com)

Taken at 1:22 a.m. on March 11, 2008. The shuttle Endeavour lifted into the overcast

Taken at 1:22 a.m. on March 11, 2008. The shuttle Endeavour lifted into the overcast

(Source: National Geographic)

Suddenly, this isn’t such a bad idea…

Suddenly, this isn’t such a bad idea…

(Source: reddit.com)

Timing

Timing

(Source: thezigzagger.com, via scinerds)

Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity Rover) Mission Animation

This artist’s concept animation depicts key events of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, which will launch in late 2011 and land a rover, Curiosity, on Mars in August 2012

(Source: jpl.nasa.gov)