Monthly Archives: June 2015

Quiet Space Legend Breaks Most Time in Space Record

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA of Gennady Padalka during spacewalk removing the Strela-2 cargo boom from the Pirs docking compartment on the ISS’s Zarya module in 2012. With much attention being given to the International Space Station’s (ISS) 1 Year … Continue reading

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A Day of Learning at the Cape

Video & Images Credit & Copyright: Video conference by NASA & rudimentary screen caps from the SpaceX feed. I will post the videos as soon as NASA and SpaceX post the official videos if they do at all. June 28, … Continue reading

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SpaceX CRS 7 ISS Resupply Launch & 1st Stage Landing Sunday!

Images & Video Credit & Copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 10:21 EDT (14:21 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9, version 1.1 rocket will be launching from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40 … Continue reading

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June’s Electric Skies

Images Credit & Copyright: ME. In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 21, 2015 the Sun unleashed what some call a “full-halo” coronal mass ejection (CME).  They’re called full-halo because when seen in images, a CME fired directly at … Continue reading

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Cassini; 10 Plus Years and Still Delivering

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA JPL Cassini Imaging Team. We’ve seen it before so we shouldn’t be surprised but this past week the folks at NASA’s Cassini Imaging Team delivered three gems in a row of the moons of Saturn … Continue reading

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Your Thoughts (15-02): “Where Are All the Aliens”

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA of Typhoon Neoguri on July 7, 2014 by Expedition 40, German ESA astronaut, Alexander Gerst. I think it’s time for another round of “Your Thoughts.” This time the topic is one that I just finished … Continue reading

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47 Tucanae; a Classic Southern Sky Object (Zoom)

Image Credit & Copyright: Star Shadows Remote Observatory (SSRO), Rick Gilbert. For those of you that live in the southern hemisphere, this is clearly on of your favorite objects. 47 Tucanae (47 Tuc) is a massive globular star cluster nearly … Continue reading

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