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A subreddit dedicated to images of real spacecraft and space hardware.

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This subreddit is dedicated to images of real spacecraft and space hardware.

Submission Rules

  • Include the subject/spacecraft/mission in the title.
  • Include the resolution in [brackets] in the title.
  • Only submit static images.
  • Videos, collections/albums, interactive images/websites, and articles are not allowed.
  • Make sure your image is hosted by an approved host.
    • Original source is allowed and preferred over the approved hosts. If your submission is not on the list of approved hosts, but it is an original source, please use the tag [OS] so your submission is not removed in error. If your image is rehosted from another approved host it will be removed.
    • If you took the photo yourself, you can signify this by using the tag [OC] (original content) and after 24 hours you will be given special flair. If you don't receive flair after a few days feel free to message the mods.
  • Regarding reposts: it is not a repost unless it was posted to /r/SpaceFlightPorn less than three months ago, or if it's already in the top100 of all time.
  • If you have any questions check out the FAQ.

  • When submitting particularly large images, please avoid posting to Imgur as it compresses the image. Min.us allows posting of large uncompressed images.


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    /r/spaceflight

    /r/spacex

    /r/orbitalsciences

    /r/nasa

    /r/engineteststands

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    37,472 Subscribers

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    Orion's last close encounter with the moon before heading back home.

    0 Comments
    2024/03/17
    10:38 UTC

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    STS-65 Commander Bob Cabana and Mission Specialist Don Thomas pose with Space Shuttle Columbia at the end of a successful mission. [3780x2444]

    0 Comments
    2024/02/22
    02:36 UTC

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    Skylab as seen by the Skylab 3 crew in 1973 [6444x6287]

    0 Comments
    2024/01/05
    14:41 UTC

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    Technician floating up and down to inspect Echo II, a NASA satellite (1963) [1225x1806]

    3 Comments
    2024/01/04
    00:16 UTC

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    My first satellite picture using just my phone.

    2 Comments
    2023/12/15
    00:05 UTC

    48

    Apollo 10 Lunar Module "Snoopy" as seen from Command Module "Charlie Brown" in orbit around the moon [4090x4090]

    0 Comments
    2023/10/23
    02:45 UTC

    58

    Real life space cowboy Dick Gordon straddles the nose of the Gemini spacecraft as he connects a tether to the Agena Target Docking Vehicle on Gemini XI [3000x2033]

    0 Comments
    2023/09/27
    00:32 UTC

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    NASA Crew-7 launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. This is stage separation and boostback burn creating a nebula effect. [OC] [1925x1282]

    2 Comments
    2023/09/06
    18:42 UTC

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    View of the P4 Truss Radiator panel and part of the P6 Solar Array Wing (SAW) on the ISS as documented by the STS-120 crew. [3032x2008]

    0 Comments
    2023/08/29
    01:25 UTC

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    The Agena Target Docking Vehicle as seen from Gemini X [3000x2704]

    0 Comments
    2023/08/12
    02:17 UTC

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    A few years back I was hired to concept design a space tug prototype for an Australian space startup. (tbh probably the coolest job I've ever done, or will ever do)

    9 Comments
    2023/07/27
    05:07 UTC

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    Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart, lunar module pilot, stands in "golden slippers" on the Lunar Module porch during his extravehicular activity on the fourth day of the Apollo 9 Earth-orbital mission. [4095x4095]

    0 Comments
    2023/07/09
    20:11 UTC

    54

    The International Space Station seen against the limb of the earth on STS-119 [4288x2848]

    1 Comment
    2023/06/25
    15:40 UTC

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    NASA spacewalker Josh Cassada prepares a roll-out solar array for its deployment on the International Space Station [4928 x 2768]

    0 Comments
    2023/06/09
    16:20 UTC

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    Surveyor C, the third United States spacecraft designed to soft land on the Moon launching from Complex 36, Cape Kennedy, Florida (17 April 1967)[6429 x 8239]

    0 Comments
    2023/06/07
    17:01 UTC

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    NASA astronaut and Expedition 68 Flight Engineer Nicole Mann peers through one of the seven windows in the cupola (2 January 2023)[8256 x 5504]

    1 Comment
    2023/05/29
    00:23 UTC

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    Lunar Module Antares, seen at the top of the S-IVB on Apollo 14 [3900x3900]

    3 Comments
    2023/05/21
    23:07 UTC

    94

    The Agena Target Docking Vehicle as seen on Gemini XII. This vehicle was used for rendezvous and docking practice, as well as raising and lowering the Gemini spacecraft's orbit. [3000x3000]

    1 Comment
    2023/05/07
    22:12 UTC

    76

    Sultan Al Neyadi became the first Arab astronaut to spend a 6-month long mission on the International Space Station next year

    2 Comments
    2023/05/07
    19:10 UTC

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    The Russian space station Mir as seen through the Crew Optical Alignment Sight on Space Shuttle Discovery during STS-91, the final shuttle flight to Mir [5700x5900]

    0 Comments
    2023/05/03
    03:36 UTC

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    Al Neyadi explains the details of the space walk...and announces the historical date

    1 Comment
    2023/04/26
    19:12 UTC

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    Little Joe II and launcher tower as seen from the gantry at White Sands Missile Range, White Sands, New Mexico (28 August 1963)[6453 x 7983]

    0 Comments
    2023/04/24
    00:17 UTC

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    The largest rocket in human history Starship Super Heavy 30 seconds into the flight. 5 engines appear to have failed. The rocket was terminated 3.5 minutes later due to anomalies.

    1 Comment
    2023/04/20
    13:57 UTC

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    S-II-4 (Apollo 9), at the Mississippi Test Facility (MTF), is seen being prepared for its scheduled January 26, 1968 captive firing [8012 x 6453]

    1 Comment
    2023/04/20
    11:32 UTC

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    The most common rocket Propellants and their distinctive exhaust they produce. Falcon 9, Terran 1, SLS, Long March 2F

    1 Comment
    2023/04/20
    10:48 UTC

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    The Gemini-VII spacecraft is seen from the Gemini-VI-A spacecraft during their rendezvous mission in space (15 December 1965)[3000 x 3000]

    1 Comment
    2023/04/19
    01:27 UTC

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    SpaceX CRS-27 launch to the ISS on March 14th. [3779x5669] OC

    1 Comment
    2023/04/05
    15:39 UTC

    32

    Sultan Al Neyadi: We test the laws of physics on the International Space Station

    1 Comment
    2023/04/03
    17:45 UTC

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    Pete Conrad, third human to walk on the moon, pictured on Gemini 5, his first spaceflight. At 7 days, 22 hours, 55 minutes, and 14 seconds, Gemini 5 was then the longest spaceflight in history, pushing the bounds of endurance to the minimum required for a crewed lunar flight. [4074x4074]

    5 Comments
    2023/04/03
    13:29 UTC

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    Al-Neyadi is engaged in the longest scientific mission for the Arabs in space

    3 Comments
    2023/03/20
    18:49 UTC

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