Philae landing event @SpaceExpo in Noordwijk The Netherlands #cometlanding

Last Wednesday, ESA Netherlands organized a live media event at SpaceExpo in Noordwijk The Netherlands to watch the landing of Philae on comet 67P.

I was happy to be invited, and that I could share in the joy en excitement, when the signal of the save landing of Philae on 67P was received by ESA in Darmstadt and projected on the big screen at SpaceExpo in Noordwijk.

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Full Moon Silhouettes

The moon silhouette video was one of Mark Gee’s major breakthroughs. When I saw it the first time I was totally perplexed by it’s beauty and simpleness. As an engineer I immediately noticed that the video was shot with a big telephoto lens. This also implied that the shot was taken from a long distance

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