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Apollo 16 footage interpolated from 12 to 60 frames per second

DAIN is an AI-powered method for adding "missing" frames of footage. Standard interpolation treats the existing frames as flat fields of color and contrast, but the AI models the depth of regions in the scene, resulting in a more convincing and less "smeary" results. Let's go for a ride on the moon!

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Would you like to see a ‘fluffy’ galaxy? Check out Hubble’s spectacular new photo.

07.05.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA released a new image Thursday taken using the Hubble Space Telescope and showing a very detailed look at the unique spiral galaxy known as NGC 2775.  The ESA described this galaxy as flocculent, meaning i... ...

US silver dollar coin design commemorating astronaut/schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe

Next year, the United States Mint will release a silver dollar coin commemorating astronaut and elementary school teacher Christa McAuliffe who died with her six crewmates when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded after liftoff on January 28, 1986. The candidate coin designs (below) were presented to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the ...

What NASA’s spectacular 10-year timelapse of the sun can teach you

07.03.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

June 2020 marks 10 years since NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) started watching the sun. Beyond visualising the enormous changes it undergoes during a solar cycle, the visual data gathered over the last decade has "enabled countless new ... ...

WATCH: ****** Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Unity completes 2nd flight from Spaceport America (mission recap video)

Definitely book me on the very first flight off this ****-planet 2020, yes please.

This gorgeous short video from ****** Galactic documents the mission that resulted in a successful glide flight that puts ****** Galactic on the path for human space flight from New Mexico.

The 3-minute-long clip takes you to the edge of space, which ...

NASA renames DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson

Mary W. Jackson was one of the black women mathematicians at NASA whose contributions to the space race were made in a segregated and sexist environment and left unsung until the publication of Margot Lee Shetterly's book Hidden Figures [Amazon]. Jackson's name will now grace NASA's D.C. headquarters, permanently honoring a "human computer" ...

Enjoy two brilliantly colorful views of distant stars, compliments of Hubble

06.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Is Earth getting you down these days? Then take a break and look to the stars for a while. A pair of newly released images from the Hubble Space Telescope afford us Earthlings impressive views of two distant celestial bodies. They're both shots of pl... ...