Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tis the Season for Zodiacal Light; Take a Shot at the “Tall Twilight”

Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky. Where do we even begin here? When you’re one of the most prolific night sky imagers out there, it’s hard to meet the bar you have raised for yourself time and time again but … Continue reading

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Remembering Challenger……..

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA of Space Shuttle Challenger (STS-51-L) Crew. “I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and … Continue reading

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PER ASPERA AD ASTRA

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. In the video above (there is no audio but still amazing to see) you can actually see exactly when the above photo was taken at 30:37 in the video. Most enter the last week of … Continue reading

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1st Ariane 5 Launch of 2016 to Carry Intelsat 29e

Image Credit & Copyright: Arianespace image of the launch of VA-227. LAUNCH ALERT: Today, Wednesday, January 27, at 23:20 UTC (18:20 EST) Arianespace will commence the 2016 launch season with the massive and beautiful Ariane 5 ECA rocket (designated Flight … Continue reading

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Road to the Heavens

Image Credit & Copyright: Mike Ver Sprill. Here’s a great image of the Milky Way galaxy passing across the South Dakota night near Badlands National Park. You may notice that, in this image that although the galactic nucleus is fairly … Continue reading

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Far Away and Long Ago

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. When the light from the galaxy in this image left and headed our way, the dinosaurs were still happily grazing on trees….and each other (depending on who you were). In fact they … Continue reading

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SpaceX California Launch Sunday

Images Credit & Copyright: SpaceX of the launch of CASSIOPE on the 1st Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket from Vandenberg. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 18:42 UTC 10:42 PST & 13:42 EST, a SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket will … Continue reading

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