A relic of Sir John Franklin’s tragic expedition 1845-48. These spectacles with tinted lenses were found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition[1050×411]

A relic of Sir John Franklin’s tragic expedition 1845-48. These spectacles with tinted lenses were found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition[1050×411]

Pacific Ocean: “This stunningly beautiful jellyfish was seen during Dive 4 of the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas expedition on April 24, 2016, while exploring Enigma Seamount at a depth of ~3,700 meters. Scientists identified this hydromedusa as belonging to the genus Crossota.” [1920 x 1080]

Pacific Ocean: “This stunningly beautiful jellyfish was seen during Dive 4 of the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas expedition on April 24, 2016, while exploring Enigma Seamount at a depth of ~3,700 meters. Scientists identified this hydromedusa as belonging to… Continue Reading

Statue of archangel Raphael, that partook in the expedition of Vasco da Gama to open a direct searoute between Europe and India in 1498. [1920×2680]

Statue of archangel Raphael, that partook in the expedition of Vasco da Gama to open a direct searoute between Europe and India in 1498. [1920×2680]

While returning from a blackberry expedition in the country and crossing the railroad tracks at the Butler transfer, Walter Roberts, aged 12, was run down and fatally injured by a Baltimore and Ohio rail engine. His body was stolen from North Side Cemetery in 2011- a century later. He was not found.

While returning from a blackberry expedition in the country and crossing the railroad tracks at the Butler transfer, Walter Roberts, aged 12, was run down and fatally injured by a Baltimore and Ohio rail engine. His body was stolen from… Continue Reading

The setting sun glints off the Amazon River and numerous lakes in its floodplain photographed by an Expedition 17 astronaut from the ISS, August 19, 2008 [3072 x 2040]

The setting sun glints off the Amazon River and numerous lakes in its floodplain photographed by an Expedition 17 astronaut from the ISS, August 19, 2008 [3072 x 2040]

Astronaut Aki Hoshide, Expedition 32 flight engineer, uses a digital still camera to expose a photo of his helmet visor during the mission’s third session of EVA [4288×2848] (xpost /r/technologyporn)

Astronaut Aki Hoshide, Expedition 32 flight engineer, uses a digital still camera to expose a photo of his helmet visor during the mission’s third session of EVA [4288×2848] (xpost /r/technologyporn)

Atlantic Ocean: “A sea star imaged feeding on stalked bryozoan during the second dive of this expedition at Blake Ridge. This behavior was recorded at about 3,388 meters (11,116 feet). Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Windows to the Deep 2018.” [1920 x 1080] [OS]

Atlantic Ocean: “A sea star imaged feeding on stalked bryozoan during the second dive of this expedition at Blake Ridge. This behavior was recorded at about 3,388 meters (11,116 feet). Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and… Continue Reading

Carrack VICTORIA on the hard at Punta Arenas, Chile / replica of first ship to circumnavigate the world (1519-1522) as part of expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan. [1200×800]

Carrack VICTORIA on the hard at Punta Arenas, Chile / replica of first ship to circumnavigate the world (1519-1522) as part of expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan. [1200×800]