We’re kind of busy today and will be on vacation all next week, so we’re going to just to a more visual blog entry today. A few size comparison pictures, charts and videos.
Let’s start with a little image showing the retired Space Shuttle next to the incredible Saturn V rocket, as well as some of the Ares rockets:
(click for a larger version of this image)
Now we looked for an image of ISS Space Station compared with other objects, but sadly most such comparison pictures usually had fictional ships as a basis of comparison (USS Enterprise, Battlestar Galactica, etc.). But there was an image of the ISS compared with a Boeing 747:
But what about the non-man-made objects that populate our Solar System and the Universe at large? There are actually a number of videos doing comparisons of the relative sizes. Here’s a couple of the better ones: