Best "space photography", indicated by astronauts and scientists


The fascinating and attractive beauty of the cosmos, the mysterious power of the heavens. Such phrases occur in the mind, when it comes to such a photogenic place like heaven kosmos.Nochnye has long attracted the eyes of the people, and the first pictures from space have changed forever the relationship of man and sky. The very first photo of distant galaxies, our planet completely turned understanding of our place in the vast cosmic prostranstve.Odni photos were ever astrophotography by some beacons, others caused mass excitement, others are peculiar to the individual lichnostey.Uchenye, astronomers, historians have identified your favorite photos , commenting on his vybor.Na first photo shows our planet from orbit of the Moon. This picture is made by team members of the first manned Apollo 8 spacecraft that delivered the people into orbit and Luny.Uchreditel SETI astronomer Jill Tarter: "Photo allowed by to see us, it was obvious that the people of the earth live on a fragile and beautiful, one of a kind the planet. This view of today is very important. For most of the tasks facing us requires international cooperation. "This picture has not been ignored and chief astrophysicist at Goddard Space Flight Center at NASA John C. Mather, and writer Dava Sobel.Naryadu with image of Earth Dava Sobel chose another photo of" deep space " made with the space telescope "Hubble." Frank Wilczek, a Nobel laureate in physics, took these two photos as the category of "classic." However, he chose a picture with the name "Earth from Mars." "This (photo) can not be called perfect in every sense, but it has a very deep meaning and movement" - said Frank Vilchek.Astronom of Greg Laughlin of the University of California chose a photograph of the planet Neptune and its largest moon Triton, made in 1989, the space apparatus "Voyager 2". "There are no artificial colors, no falsehood ... This image - a symbol of peace, grandeur and mystery of the aesthetic perfection" - said Greg Lauflin.Fotografiyu featuring helmets and suits of astronauts, covered with lunar dust, chose Alan Stern. The memory of the Apollo-17 mission in 1972. This picture, in his opinion, is a symbol of past research and buduschego.Ucheny-heliophysicist Philip Chamberlin chosen photograph, which is visible solar activity, noting that it is for researchers from the Solar Dynamics Observatory of particular importance.

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