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Real Life: I think as a society we’ve moved past the need for these

Real Life: I think as a society we’ve moved past the need for these

Real Life: Right in the feels

Real Life: Right in the feels

Real Life: Not sure if want

Real Life: Not sure if want

Real Life: Scale charts rock

Real Life: Scale charts rock

Real Life: Spaceport America is almost open for business

Real Life: Spaceport America is almost open for business

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Real Life: Goodbye Neil Armstrong, Godspeed on your next great adventure

Real Life: Goodbye Neil Armstrong, Godspeed on your next great adventure

“I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.”– Neil Armstrong.

Real Life: A mosaic of Curiosity’s first drive

Real Life: A mosaic of Curiosity’s first drive

Real Life, Lego: Fuck yeah Curiosity

Real Life, Lego: Fuck yeah Curiosity

Do want, and probably will never have

Real Life: Color panonorama of Gale Crater

Real Life: Color panonorama of Gale Crater

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Real Life: Curiosity’s New Home

Real Life: Curiosity’s New Home

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Real Life: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter also caught this beautiful view of Mount Sharp, Curiosity is not in the shot

Real Life: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter also caught this beautiful view of Mount Sharp, Curiosity is not in the shot

Real Life: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught this photo of the landing

Real Life: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught this photo of the landing

More images here

Real Life: The second photo from Curiosity

Real Life: The second photo from Curiosity

Real Life: Congratulations NASA! The first photo from Curiosity

Real Life: Congratulations NASA! The first photo from Curiosity

Real Life: All I need is a monitor this shape

Real Life: All I need is a monitor this shape

Real Life: Alan Turing would have been 100 today

Real Life: Alan Turing would have been 100 today

Real Life: Tour the Tomb of NASA’s First and Last Nuclear Reactor

Real Life: Tour the Tomb of NASA’s First and Last Nuclear Reactor

Very interesting read

Real Life: invaderxan’s chart of real space vehicles

Real Life: invaderxan’s chart of real space vehicles

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Real Life: Steve Jurvetson got the first Model S, I don’t know who he is, but I want my ninjas to bring me his Model S

Real Life: Steve Jurvetson got the first Model S, I don’t know who he is, but I want my ninjas to bring me his Model S

Real Life: RIP Ray Bradbury

Real Life: RIP Ray Bradbury

Real Life: Phoenix Lander panorama

Real Life: Phoenix Lander panorama

Real Life: More of that wonderful Falcon 9

Real Life: More of that wonderful Falcon 9

Real Life: A fresh coat of paint and it’ll be as good as new

Real Life: A fresh coat of paint and it’ll be as good as new

Real Life: Dragon being recovered, welcome home!

Real Life: Dragon being recovered, welcome home!

Real Life: Dragon made it home safely

Real Life: Dragon made it home safely

Real Life: Dragon is going to start its journey home at 2:30 AM EDT

Real Life: Dragon is going to start its journey home at 2:30 AM EDT

Real Life: Another artists rendering of Orion

Real Life: Another artists rendering of Orion

Real Life: And NASA canceled Orion too

Real Life: And NASA canceled Orion too

Real Life: Too bad NASA canceled Altair

Real Life: Too bad NASA canceled Altair

Real Life: SpaceX Dragon successfully docked with the ISS

Real Life: SpaceX Dragon successfully docked with the ISS

Real Life: The SpaceX Dragon should be docking with the ISS today

Real Life: The SpaceX Dragon should be docking with the ISS today

Real Life: Fuck yeah

Real Life: Fuck yeah

Thanks to Mike Smeester for this one

Real Life: Can’t get enough of that SpaceX magic

Real Life: Can’t get enough of that SpaceX magic

Real Life: The SpaceX launch to the ISS has been successful, docking will occur in 2 days

Real Life: The SpaceX launch to the ISS has been successful, docking will occur in 2 days

Real Life: Fuck Congress

Real Life: Fuck Congress

‘To say “there’s no budget in the world,” —the federal budget is three-point-something trillion dollars. If you wanted to count to a trillion it would take you 1,000 years, and that’s one number per second every waking and sleeping moment of your life. That’s how big that number is, point one. Point two, is not […]

Real Life: Shuttle Enterprise Over New York

Real Life: Shuttle Enterprise Over New York

Real Life: Gigapan photo of Space Shuttle in extreme detail

Real Life: Gigapan photo of Space Shuttle in extreme detail

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Real Life: Discovery’s final flight, off to it’s new home

Real Life: Discovery’s final flight, off to it’s new home

“I’m tired of saying this, but I’ll have to say it again; the NASA budget is four-tenths of one penny on a tax dollar. If I held up the tax dollar, and I cut horizontally into it four-tenths of one percent of its width, I wouldn’t even get to the ink! So I will not […]

Real Life: Isaac Motherfucking Asimov

Real Life: Isaac Motherfucking Asimov

Real Life: Proof of… something

Real Life: Proof of… something

Real Life: Last look inside space shuttle Atlantis

Real Life: Last look inside space shuttle Atlantis

3 pages of Atlantis

Real Life: Do androids dream of electric DeLoreans?

Real Life: Do androids dream of electric DeLoreans?

This suckers electrical?!

Real Life: NASA 4 Lyfe

Real Life: NASA 4 Lyfe

Real Life: Godspeed, Atlantis

Real Life: Godspeed, Atlantis

Real Life: Giant telescopes are mecha too

Real Life: Giant telescopes are mecha too

Real Life: Run for Congress on a pro-science platform? I will donate to your campaign

Real Life: Run for Congress on a pro-science platform? I will donate to your campaign

Real Life: MESSENGER: First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit

Real Life: MESSENGER: First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Real Life: Goodbye Discovery

Real Life: Goodbye Discovery

Real Life: STS-133

Real Life: STS-133

Photo: NASA’s Tom Moler

Real Life: This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary

Real Life: This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary

Real Life: Day Twenty Two of No Eva/Gundam/Macross

Real Life: Day Twenty Two of No Eva/Gundam/Macross

Real Life: This guy clearly has the right priorities

Real Life: This guy clearly has the right priorities

Real Life: Toyota and Tesla to partner on EV production in California

Real Life: Toyota and Tesla to partner on EV production in California

More about that here

Panasonic’s 3.1Ah batteries to be used in the Tesla Model S, have highest energy density yet

Panasonic’s 3.1Ah batteries to be used in the Tesla Model S, have highest energy density yet

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Real Life: One sweet Tesla Roadster

Real Life: One sweet Tesla Roadster

Whole gallery here

Real Life: Astronaut Dale Gardner using MMU to travel to Westar VI satellite

Real Life: Astronaut Dale Gardner using MMU to travel to Westar VI satellite

Astronaut Dale A. Gardner, wearing the manned maneuvering unit (MMU) approaching the spinng Westar VI satellite over Bahama Banks. Gardner uses a large tool called the apogee kick motor capture device (ACD) to enter the nozzle of the spent Westar engine and stabilize the satellite to capture it for return to Earth. Found here

Real Life: Hubble’s Deepest View of Universe Unveils Never-Before-Seen Galaxies

Real Life: Hubble’s Deepest View of Universe Unveils Never-Before-Seen Galaxies

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has made the deepest image of the universe ever taken in near-infrared light. The faintest and reddest objects in the image are galaxies that formed 600 million years after the Big Bang. No galaxies have been seen before at such early times. The new deep view, taken in late August 2009, […]

Real Life: I’m glad long road trains are illegal in the US

Real Life: I’m glad long road trains are illegal in the US

Real Life: Ares I-X at the Launch Pad

Real Life: Ares I-X at the Launch Pad

NASA’s Ares I-X rocket is seen on Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Oct. 26, 2009. The flight test of Ares I-X, scheduled for today, Oct. 27, 2009, will provide NASA with an early opportunity to test and prove flight characteristics, hardware, facilities and ground operations associated with […]

Real Life: F-15 Strike Eagle

Real Life: F-15 Strike Eagle

Real Life: I think I saw this in Astroboy once

Real Life: I think I saw this in Astroboy once

Here

Real Life: 50 years of NASA exploration

Real Life: 50 years of NASA exploration

Real Life: Tesla Roadster Sport, do so very want

Real Life: Tesla Roadster Sport, do so very want

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Real Life: This picture destroyed a camera lens

Real Life: This picture destroyed a camera lens

“Delta 4-Heavy roars into orbit with DSP-23, the final Defense Support Program missile-warning satellite, at 8:50pm EST from Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, November 10, 2007. Delta 4-Heavy, over 23 stories tall, is the world’s largest rocket by height and most powerful unmanned booster.” “For those saying they would like to […]

Armored Core, Iron Man, Real Life: Lockheed Martin has an iconic logo

Armored Core, Iron Man, Real Life: Lockheed Martin has an iconic logo

Real Life: STS-128 taking off

Real Life: STS-128 taking off

Here

Real Life: Apollo 15’s Lunar Rover

Real Life: Apollo 15’s Lunar Rover

Real Life: NASA was, is, and always will be every kid’s childhood dream

Real Life: NASA was, is, and always will be every kid’s childhood dream

Real Life: Here Men From The Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon the Moon, July 1969 A.D. We Came in Peace For All Mankind

Real Life: Here Men From The Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon the Moon, July 1969 A.D. We Came in Peace For All Mankind

Real Life: Hubble now Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Real Life: Hubble now Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Stolen from NASA’s Image Of The Day

Real Life: Two at the Pad, again

Real Life: Two at the Pad, again

This was taken on April 17th. I posted an earlier look at these two back in September.

Real Life: Good luck STS-125

Real Life: Good luck STS-125

Real Life: Jason Calacanis’ Tesla Roadster

Real Life: Jason Calacanis’ Tesla Roadster

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Real Life: Dodge Circuit is no Tesla Roadster

Real Life: Dodge Circuit is no Tesla Roadster

Seriously, who is Dodge kidding. They kitbashed a Porsche 911, some Ferrari, threw some Lotus in for good measure, and then slapped the atypical Dodge grill on the front. See more of it here.

Real Life: If Tetsuo drove a car…

Real Life: If Tetsuo drove a car…

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Real Life: Tesla Model S

Real Life: Tesla Model S

Real Life: Probably what a giant robot cockpit would look like

Real Life: Probably what a giant robot cockpit would look like

Real Life: I want this car

Real Life: I want this car

Real Life: Bumblebee in an alternate reality

Real Life: Bumblebee in an alternate reality

Real Life: Seriously, the Tesla Roadster came from the future

Real Life: Seriously, the Tesla Roadster came from the future

Real Life: Tesla Roadster, now available in black

Real Life: Tesla Roadster, now available in black

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S with spoiler (2 of 2)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S with spoiler (2 of 2)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S with spoiler (1 of 2)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S with spoiler (1 of 2)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (5 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (5 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (4 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (4 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (3 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (3 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (2 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (2 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (1 of 5)

Real Life: A black Lamborgini Countach LP400S without spoiler (1 of 5)

Real Life: A yellow Lamborghini Countach LP400S (2 of 2)

Real Life: A yellow Lamborghini Countach LP400S (2 of 2)

Real Life: A yellow Lamborghini Countach LP400S (1 of 2)

Real Life: A yellow Lamborghini Countach LP400S (1 of 2)

Real Life: Shuttle hitching a ride

Real Life: Shuttle hitching a ride

Real Life: A Celestial Landscape in Celebration of 10 Years of Stunning Hubble Heritage Images

Real Life: A Celestial Landscape in Celebration of 10 Years of Stunning Hubble Heritage Images

Yay Hubble!

Real Life: Starburst Galaxy M82

Real Life: Starburst Galaxy M82

Hubble comes in handy

Real Life: Carina Nebula: Star Birth in the Extreme

Real Life: Carina Nebula: Star Birth in the Extreme

Thanks Hubble!

Real Life: Rho Ophiuchi: Young Stars in Their Baby Blanket of Dust

Real Life: Rho Ophiuchi: Young Stars in Their Baby Blanket of Dust

Taken by the Spitzer Telescope

Real Life: Hong Kong

Real Life: Hong Kong

A user submission from one of our readers

Real Life: Two at the Pad

Real Life: Two at the Pad

An aerial view of the Launch Complex at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shows space shuttles on both pads. At upper right is space shuttle Endeavour, while in the foreground is space shuttle Atlantis, preparing for its launch on the STS-125 mission to repair NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. This is the first time since July 2001 […]

Real Life: An important element of many mecha anime

Real Life: An important element of many mecha anime

Real Life: Are cities mecha too?

Real Life: Are cities mecha too?

Real Life: Humvee with M2 Browning machine gun

Real Life: Humvee with M2 Browning machine gun

Real Life: Saab JAS 39 “Gripen”

Real Life: Saab JAS 39 “Gripen”

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