Monthly Archives: July 2014

THE DAWN SPACECRAFT READIES FOR ITS ENCOUNTER W’ A ROMAN GODDESS

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Below you will find many related links including NASA/JPL live DAWN tracker, DAWN Image galleries and a live Ceres and Vesta tracker. See that image? That’s the best image we have of … Continue reading

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NGC 253 SCULPTOR GALAXY (ZOOM 2-2)

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope In the previous post I detailed the major player in the Sculptor Group of Galaxies, NGC 253 “The Sculptor Galaxy” so let’s take one more step inward; this time thanks to the … Continue reading

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NGC253 SCULPTOR GALAXY (ZOOM 1-2)

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/La Silla/IDA/Danish 1.5 m/ R. Gendler, U. G. Jørgensen, J. Skottfelt, K. Harpsøe. In the previous post I detailed dwarf galaxy ESO 540-31 in the Sculptor Group of Galaxies so let’s take some time and keep … Continue reading

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HUBBLE VIEWS DWARF GALAXY ESO 540-31 FROM 11 MILLION LIGHT YEARS

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope & Luca Limatola. Dwarf galaxies are hidden gems of the local universe.  When I say hidden, in this case I actually mean it as these objects are usually just too dim to … Continue reading

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“THANK YOU ESA” AS ATV 5 PREPARES TO RESUPPLY THE ISS ONE FINAL TIME

 Image Credit & Copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace ATV-5 Mission Poster: CLICK image for larger view and look below for mission information and more links than you will ever need to include a few to stream the launch live. Tuesday, July 29th at … Continue reading

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ULA DELTA IV POISED FOR LAUNCH TONIGHT (7-28)!

Photo Credit & Copyright: ULA/Pat Corkery of the GPS IIF-3 launch: CLICK for larger view and see below for information and links. LAUNCH ALERT!!! (WEATHER & EQUIPMENT PERMITTING) Monday, July 28th at 1843 EDT (2243 UTC) from Space Launch Complex-37 … Continue reading

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GUIDING LIGHTS

Image Credit & Copyright: Stian Rekdal. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. This incredible image comes to us from Stian Rekdal, taken just outside of Aalesund, Norway. Just as the lighthouse guides and alerts … Continue reading

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