Monthly Archives: May 2014

LAUNCH OF ULA ATLAS V-401 AND NROL 33

LAUNCH OF ULA ATLAS V-401 AND NROL 33 Here’s the launch of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V-401 rocket that occurred on May 22, 2014 at 0909 EDT (1309 UTC) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-41. This mission … Continue reading

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MORPHEUS LANDER COMPLETES FREE FLIGHT 13 (FF13)

The Morpheus/ALHAT team completed Free Flight 13 (FF13) at the KSC SLF on Thursday, May 22, 2014. This was Bravo’s 11th and ALHAT’s 4th free flight; the 1st with ALHAT running in closed-loop mode. For this test initial data indicated … Continue reading

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NASA’S GLOBAL SELFIE MOSAIC

NASA’S GLOBAL SELFIE MOSAIC Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. Were you part of the NASA Earth Day outreach program on April 22 called the Global Selfie Day 2014? … Continue reading

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METEORS OVER DENVER’S SKIES

METEORS OVER DENVER SKIES Image Credit & Copyright: Thomas O’Brien http://www.tmophoto.com/. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and Thomas’s links. This image comes to us from one of my favorite photographers of not just the night … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO EARTH: 2014

WELCOME TO EARTH: 2014 Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. On March 29, 2014 while traversing Low Earth Orbit (LEO) over southwest Australia, an Expedition 39 crew member snapped … Continue reading

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BARNARDS GALAXY; A MEMBER OF THE EXCLUSIVE LOCAL GROUP

BARNARDS GALAXY; A MEMBER OF THE EXCLUSIVE LOCAL GROUP Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO). CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. Beyond the rich star fields of the Milky Way you will … Continue reading

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LAUNCH OF THE ULA DELTA IV ROCKET WITH THE GPS IIF-6 SATELLITE

LAUNCH OF THE ULA DELTA IV ROCKET WITH THE GPS IIF-6 SATELLITE Here’s the Friday, May 16 launch of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the GPS IIF-6 satellite into orbit for the United States Air Force … Continue reading

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