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This Space Shuttle Test is Serious Science Wrapped in Pure Visual Extravagance


A mahogany wind tunnel for testing spacecraft aerodynamics is just too delightfully steampunk for real life. Or is it a real-life simulation of a 1980s-style overly-exuberant display of photographic superposition?

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Learn how to pilot an Apollo moon lander by looking at your necktie [Sci Fashion]


If you're ever stuck flying an Apollo Program module, you'd better hope you're wearing this necktie, which is silk-screened with schematics from NASA's newly declassified Apollo Operations Handbook. It's just one entrant in NASA's new contest, in partnership with Etsy.com. More »

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