In 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 visualizations of the universe the Internet can offer today!
For all skywatchers our there, here’s a list of the sites to visualize data related to galaxies, space and the world around us.
Apollo 11 traject :
Experience Apollo 11’s way to the moon
Apollo 11 lunar landing told through data :
Explore this landing through a comprehensive video
Lunar conversation graph :
A beautiful infographic 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 :
Real-time 3D map of objects in Earth orbit, visualized using WebGL.
3D Interactive Asteroid Space Visualization
ISS Interactive :
3D visualization of the ISS in real-time
The Milky Way Halo :
Beautiful visualization of our galaxies and stars
Celestia space :
A beautiful free software simulation that lets you explore our universe in 3D
Github projects from Ofrohn :
Sky map, solar system map, asteroids and planets for D3.js & three.js !
Realtime visualisation of all the planes above us