Alessandro Schena

Alessandro Schena

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Kennedy Space Center: Cape Canaveral Florida

Kennedy Space Center: Cape Canaveral Florida

Moon with Saturn occulation behind, taken by Nasa's LRO.

Moon with Saturn occulation behind, taken by Nasa's LRO.

Shuttle launch seen from an F-15. (Space Shuttle Atlantis launching on her penultimate mission, STS-132, on May 14, 2010.)

Shuttle launch seen from an F-15. (Space Shuttle Atlantis launching on her penultimate mission, STS-132, on May 14, 2010.)

View from the Cupola of the International Space Station - Bing images

View from the Cupola of the International Space Station - Bing images

Estimated size of comet 67/P Churyumov-Gerasimenko compared to downtown Los Angeles, California.

Estimated size of comet 67/P Churyumov-Gerasimenko compared to downtown Los Angeles, California.

First Ariane 1 lifts off from Guiana /by ESA /via scanzen #rocket #liftoff #retro

First Ariane 1 lifts off from Guiana /by ESA /via scanzen #rocket #liftoff #retro

Wow! See Epic Views of SpaceX's 1st Spysat Launch and Rocket Landing

Wow! See Epic Views of SpaceX's 1st Spysat Launch and Rocket Landing

Curiosity self portrait of a mosaic of images

Curiosity self portrait of a mosaic of images

Phobos. One of the moons of Mars.

Phobos. One of the moons of Mars.

Machines don't just happen.  They are dreamt, designed, developed, built and flown.  The Space Shuttle Orbiter came out of the same malaise era that brought us rich Corinthian leather, 180 HP V8s and chassis stiffness akin to a wet sheet.  Nonetheless, the orbiter was a remarkable machine. It was designed and built by Rockwell International in Palmdale, CA after an extensive design competition to develop the next generation of space vehicle after the Apollo program and the a Saturn V. The...

Machines don't just happen. They are dreamt, designed, developed, built and flown. The Space Shuttle Orbiter came out of the same malaise era that brought us rich Corinthian leather, 180 HP V8s and chassis stiffness akin to a wet sheet. Nonetheless, the orbiter was a remarkable machine. It was designed and built by Rockwell International in Palmdale, CA after an extensive design competition to develop the next generation of space vehicle after the Apollo program and the a Saturn V. The...