Drops In The Universe
“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.”
— Mother Teresa
(Earth as seen from the surface of Mars taken by the ‘Mars Exploration Rover Spirit’ one hour before sunrise on the 63rd ‘Martian day’ of its mission. - March 8, 2004)
Going Out With The Stars
“I’m coming back in… and it’s the saddest moment of my life.”
— Ed White, expressing his sorrow at the conclusion of the first American spacewalk during the Gemini 4 mission on the 3rd of June 1965.
Spiralling Out Of The Galaxy 
“I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.”
— Neil Armstrong, on looking back at the Earth from the Moon in July 1969.
Rebirth of A Star
“The night kissed the fading day With a whisper: "I am death, your mother, From me you will get new birth.”””
— Rabindranth Tagore
(This Hubble image from June this year shows the young star IRAS 14568-6304 being born in a cloaked haze of golden gas and dust.)

*Simply Space turned 2 today!*
I have decided to pick the blog up again and start posting on a regular basis hopefully today on it’s second birthday. Hope that you’ll enjoy it.
Bring back Simply Space?

Okay so I haven’t been posting anything for about a year but people still keep reblogging my stuff so my question is do people want me to post new stuff? 

The Boundless, Three-Dimensional Extent That Exist turned 1 yesterday!
Stars In The Southern Night Sky
“In some sense, gravity does not exist; what moves the planets and the stars is the distortion of space and time.”
— Michio Kaku
M 79 globular cluster
“Chances are, when we meet intelligent life forms in outer space, they’re going to be descended from predators”
— Michio Kaku
Anonymous asked: please don't stop posting, ive noticed you havent posted as much recently, i really love seeing you on my dash, your blog is quite hard to navigate through though :S
simplyspace replied:

AWWWW :3 CUTIE  image

I love seing you in my ask, rebloging and liking my stuff but i’m so sorry but I just moved from Gothenburg, Sweden to Belfast, Northern Ireland to be with my tumblr GF so I am extremely busy right now fixing everything so I’m not homeless XD so I’ll get right back to posting stuff as soon as I get time of work and get settled probs next week and then in a month it’ll probs get back to normal so if you could wait until then I promise you’ll see me on your dash regularly ^_^ also good that you told me about your troubles navigating it I’ll see what I can do :) 

oh and one last thing: come of anon and


yenpalace asked: ay do you post music on your blog?
simplyspace replied:

Would you be into me posting music about space or do you want me to start a music tumblr or do you hate my taste and want me to stop or are you just surprised or curious? XD no but


No I do not but I have a playlist on this space blog that I update from time to time and post about the updates I do to the list but the main thing on my blog is that I link a picture/sound/music/vid(but 95% pics) about space together with quotes in a deep or/and obvious way and I also do facts about space.

Magnetic Monster NGC 1275
“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”
— Carl Sagan, Cosmos
cuzz of the hate I got ^_^
Anonymous asked: Your music sucks ass balls. Your blog is irrelevant
simplyspace replied:

Relevant enough for you to hate on and if you don’t think that everything that revolves around yourself aka THE UNIVERSE(MY BLOG) that you are in the center of and the voice of the people and history then Guurl




NAAAAAAAH XD that’s your opinion cuzz


But I’ll let Frank Sinatra, Elton John, David Bowie, Daft Punk, The Rolling Stones, The Police, Kraftwerk, Moby, MGMT, Muse, Deep Purple, The Beatles, Europe, Black Sabbath, The Carpenters…I think you get my point…..I’ll let em all and my followers know about your feels ^_^

Path of the 2012 Venus Transit
“The sun is such a lonely star. Whenever he comes out to see his friends, they all disappear.”
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 1
Light And Shadow In The Carina Nebula (NGC 3372)
“A bit of mould is a pleiad of flowers; a nebula is an ant-hill of stars.”
— Victor Hugo
A Rocking Mercury Showing Of Rock Compositions
“The Heavenly Spheres make music for us,The Holy Twelve dance with us,All things join in the dance!Ye who dance not, know not what we are knowing.”
— Gustav Holst
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