Astronaut Mark Lee on a spacewalk outside the Space Shuttle Discovery during mission STS-82, February 1997.

Astronaut Mark Lee on a spacewalk outside the Space Shuttle Discovery during mission STS-82, February 1997.

U.S. Navy biplane flying over Silver Strand Beach, California, March 22, 1928.
(Calisphere)

U.S. Navy biplane flying over Silver Strand Beach, California, March 22, 1928.

(Calisphere)

Star Wars droid R2-D2 gets a tune-up.

Star Wars droid R2-D2 gets a tune-up.

Compressed pineapple fruitcake from the flight of Apollo 11.
(Smithsonian)

Compressed pineapple fruitcake from the flight of Apollo 11.

(Smithsonian)

The Hubble Space Telescope seen from the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Discovery, February 1997.

The Hubble Space Telescope seen from the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Discovery, February 1997.

The Space Shuttle Discovery moves at about 1 mile per hour toward the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, February 1997.

The Space Shuttle Discovery moves at about 1 mile per hour toward the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, February 1997.

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Prussian infantry charge home
(By Carl Becker, from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection)

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Prussian infantry charge home

(By Carl Becker, from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection)

bartleby-company:

fig. 16.—new paris reflector, from recreations in astronomy with directions for practical experiments and telescopic work (1886)

bartleby-company:

fig. 16.—new paris reflector, from recreations in astronomy with directions for practical experiments and telescopic work (1886)

(via 336bc)

lifeinsidealtonshead:

humanoidhistory:

Monkey riding a dog, like a jockey riding a racehorse. Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, circa 1930.

I could really use a monkey riding a dog right about now.

Same here. Life is always better with monkeys riding dogs.

lifeinsidealtonshead:

humanoidhistory:

Monkey riding a dog, like a jockey riding a racehorse. Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, circa 1930.

I could really use a monkey riding a dog right about now.

Same here. Life is always better with monkeys riding dogs.

gentlemaninkhaki:

12th (Prince of Wale’s) Lancers by Ernest Ibbetson, 1900-1910.

gentlemaninkhaki:

12th (Prince of Wale’s) Lancers by Ernest Ibbetson, 1900-1910.

monkijuice:

humanoidhistory:

July 16, 1969 — The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen from inside the firing room at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

We’ve never been to the moon.

The estimated 450,000 people who worked directly or indirectly on the Apollo program are inclined to disagree.

monkijuice:

humanoidhistory:

July 16, 1969 — The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen from inside the firing room at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

We’ve never been to the moon.

The estimated 450,000 people who worked directly or indirectly on the Apollo program are inclined to disagree.

Monkey riding a dog, like a jockey riding a racehorse. Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, circa 1930.

Monkey riding a dog, like a jockey riding a racehorse. Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, circa 1930.

Soviet spaceman Nikolai Rukavishnikov and Bulgarian cosmonaut Georgi Ivanov, circa 1979.

Soviet spaceman Nikolai Rukavishnikov and Bulgarian cosmonaut Georgi Ivanov, circa 1979.

Anti-nuke protest at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, California, January 14, 1984. Photo by Mike Mullen.

Anti-nuke protest at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, California, January 14, 1984. Photo by Mike Mullen.