June 1965 - Edward White with the first spacewalk for the United States

distancetomars: “On June 1965 Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, effectively setting himself adrift in the zero gravity of space. For 23 minutes.

First Photo of Earth from the Moon taken by Lunar Orbiter 1 on August 23, 1966

This photo reveals the first view of Earth from the moon, taken by Lunar Orbiter 1 on August Shot from a distance of about miles, this image shows half of Earth, from Istanbul to Cape Town and areas east, shrouded in night.

Jupiter's South Pole photographed by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft

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Self Portrait - Delicate Arch at Night [Explored 4-15-13] by Jacob W. Frank Photography, via Flickr

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Cassini image of Saturn eclipsing the Sun

This iconic image from the Cassini spacecraft reveals the rings from the night side. Saturn is backlit by the Sun. The pale blue dot on the left, just inside one of the rings, is distant Earth. Photo credit: Cassini/NASA via Astronomy Picture of the Day.

Curiosity's first 360 panoramic colour image

Gale Crater Vista, in Glorious Color This is the first panorama in color of the Gale Crater landing site taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. The panorama was made from thumbnail versions of images taken by the Mast Camera.

Extremely rare quadruple lunar halo near Madrid Spain

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 Award Winners: Highly Commended (Earth and Space): A Quadruple Lunar Halo by Dani Caxete (Spain)

A Sun Halo -- like the Sun is being viewed through a large lens

The sundogs of Stockholm, 12 January 2011 (Image: Peter Rosén)

The Rose Galaxies

A rose made of galaxies *This image of a pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273 was released to celebrate the anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Silhouette of the space shuttle Endeavour

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Wow: Japan's satellite Hinode captures Venus beginning its transit

Venus moves across the Sun in this image captured by Japan’s satellite Hinode, on June One of the rarest astronomical events occurred yesterday, when Venus passed directly between the sun and Earth, a transit that won’t occur again until