Monthly Archives: October 2014

THE WISDOM TREE

Image Credit & Copyright: Manish Mamtani. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links to more of Manish’s work. This image comes to us from world class photographer, Manish Mamtani and it’s a stunning view of … Continue reading

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ABANDONED IN TIME

Image Credit & Copyright: Lincoln Harrison. The Milky Way detail in this image is amazing to me. The plane of our home galaxy stretches across the sky; its massive bands of gas and dust obstruct our view of many tens … Continue reading

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ULA ATLAS-V & GPS IIF-8 READY FOR LAUNCH

Image Credit & Copyright: ULA of the AtlasV-401 GPS IIF-7 launch.  Look below for links to stream live and more info than you will ever need. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, October 29, at 17:21 UTC (13:21 EDT & 10:21 PDT) a … Continue reading

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ORBITAL SCIENCES ANTARES ROCKET EXPLODES ENDING ORB 3 IN FAILURE

Image Credit & Copyright: Chris Simundson. Tonight’s launch of Orbital Sciences Antares rocket carrying Cygnus S.S. Deke Slayton as part of Orb-3 mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) has ended in failure. Liftoff occurred at 22:22 UTC (18:22 … Continue reading

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Soyuz ISS Resupply Flight: Progress 57-P (M-25M)

Image Credit & Copyright: Roscosmos. Look below for mission information and links to see the launch live. LAUNCH ALERT!!! A Russian Soyuz 2-1a rocket dubbed ISS Progress 57-P (57P) is slated to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Pad-31, Launcher-6 (LC-31/6) … Continue reading

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EARTH & MOON FROM CHINA’S CHANG’E-5T1

Image Credit & Copyright: Xinhua News. Launched on Thursday, October 23 at 17:59 UTC (01:59 on Friday Beijing Time) a Long March-3C rocket launched the Chang’e-5T1 spacecraft to the Moon, embarking on an eight day mission to circle the Moon, … Continue reading

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REFLECTING IN THE EARLY HOURS

Image Credit & Copyright: Mark Gee. Look below for Mark’s links! To those of you out there breaking into the hobby of night sky shooting there are things you must always remember. Things like; shoot manual, shoot raw, tripod, use … Continue reading

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