These days we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and focusing on a possible new lunar conquest by 2023. But let’s dream a bit and look at the most beautiful space visualizations of the universe the Internet can offer today!
For all skywatchers out there, here’s a list of the sites to visualize data related to galaxies, space visualization and the world around us.
Apollo 11 traject Space visualization
Apollo 11 (July 16–24, 1969) was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. Let’s experience Apollo 11’s way to the moon.
Apollo 11 lunar landing told through data
They returned to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on July 24 after more than eight days in space. Armstrong’s first step onto the lunar surface was broadcast on live TV to a worldwide audience. Explore this landing visually through a comprehensive video:
Lunar conversation graph
Talk to the moon: A timeline of the conversations between Earth and the spacecraft of the Apollo 11 mission from liftoff to splashdown. Here is a beautiful infographic data visualization of lunar conversations:
Deep Space Network now NSA
The real-time status of communications with our deep space explorers, updated every 5 seconds.
Stuff in space visualization
Asterank Space visualization
3D Interactive Asteroid Space Visualization
3D visualization of the ISS in real-time
The Milky Way Halo Space visualization
Beautiful visualization of our galaxies and stars
A beautiful free software simulation that lets you explore our universe in 3D
Github projects from Ofrohn
Skymap, solar system map, asteroids and planets for D3.js & three.js!
Real-time visualization of all the planes above us
Visualization on Eart
Test DataLion Dashboard software Free Demo Now: