Monthly Archives: January 2017

Cluster Standoff

Image credit & copyright: Jaspal Chadha. Would you like some color with your universe?  Then you’ll love this image of two open star clusters by Jaspal Chadha.  Of all the objects that you can observe from your back yard with … Continue reading

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Challenger Remembered

Images credit & copyright: NASA. “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 space is a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

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Per Aspera Ad Astra

Images credit & copyright: NASA. Most enter the last week of January as any other. Days begin to grow longer and thoughts of spring begin formulating so long as we can dodge a few more winter storms between now and … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch Japanese Ministry of Defense Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Tuesday, January 24 at 07:44 UTC (02:44 EST), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 32 (F32) flying in … Continue reading

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Night on an Amazing Planet

Image credit & copyright: Stephane Vetter. I must be on a wild landscape kick because I can’t get over this image by Stephane Vetter. Here we see the amazing dance between the Sun and Earth known the world over as … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Deadvlei

Image credit & copyright: Cory Schmitz. Wow, what a shot by Photographing Space’s Cory Schmitz of the Milky Way above Deadvlei, near Sossusvlei in the Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia. This is someplace that I’d really love to visit as this landscape … Continue reading

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White Pocket’s Alien Landscape

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. There’s a place in Northern Arizona on the Paria Plateau called White Pocket where the landscapes give you not only a sense of adventure but also a sense of wonder. The American Southwest boasts … Continue reading

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