Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stars Everywhere

Image Credit & Copyright: Alex Tudorica Dark skies, calm waters and a keen eye set the stage for this incredible image from Alex Tudorica.  In Northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, (yes the same desert that houses some of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Arianespace Soyuz Twin Galileo Satellite Launch

Video & Image Credit & Copyright: Arianespace & ESA. With the 11th Soyuz launch from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana, Arianespace continues to deploy the Galileo constellation for the European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA). Arianespace … Continue reading

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1 Year Crew Launches to ISS

Video & Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. NASA Television covered the launch of the Expedition 43 crew to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 27 U.S. time (March 28, Kazakh time). The spacecraft carried … Continue reading

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Speedy Pacific Lunar Eclipse April 4

Image Credit & Copyright: Evan Thomas of a total lunar eclipse with Saturn to the left and Mars just above to the right over California’s Trona Pinnacles.  Map of April 4 lunar eclipse by Mr. Eclipse himself, Fred Espenak. On … Continue reading

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Black Hole Startrails

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Yuri Beletsky. Like stars at the center of the Milky Way, these stars on the telescope appear to be orbiting a supermassive massive black hole. As they approach, they accelerate due to … Continue reading

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ULA DELTA IV GPSIIF-9 Launch Highlights

Image & Video Credit & Copyright of: United Launch Alliance (ULA). A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the ninth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite for the U.S. Air Force from Space Launch Complex-37B. This was … Continue reading

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Arianespace Soyuz to Launch Dual Galileo NavSats

Image Credit & Copyright: Arianespace of the rollout of VS11.  Links to stream live below. On Friday, March 27, 2015 at 21:46 UTC (17:46 EDT) an Arianespace Soyuz 2-1B (Soyuz ST-B) rocket designated VS11 will be launching from pad ELS at … Continue reading

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