NASA images on Flickr that could have inspired ‘Gravity’

Sun Over Earth (NASA, International Space Station Science, 11:22:09)

Hubble Space Telescope

Repairing the Station in Orbit   Spacewalking Astronaut John Grunsfeld

Reconfiguring the Station

Space Station on May 29, 2011

Sunset Over Earth

Barcelona, Spain

In the spirit of the 86th Academy Awards, the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center posted a set of images on Flickr that people who have seen Gravity will find very familiar. The set shows extraordinary photos of and from the International Space Station, images of astronauts repairing space shuttles and beautiful shots of the planet below. Be sure to check out the set this selection of images comes from and be sure to follow NASA Goddard’s photostream for more awe-inspiring updates.