Monthly Archives: July 2017

Spontaneous Drive

Image credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. Summer is busy season at work which means I’m there way too much. It also means that its Milky Way season, so when I had a look outside at 23:00 Tuesday night to see … Continue reading

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Next Station Crew is Go for Launch!

Image credit & copyright: RSC Energia. Launch Alert! Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:41 EDT (15:41 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-05 (ISS 51S or Soyuz 53) will be lifting off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the legendary Baikonur … Continue reading

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Magic Mapourika

Image credit & copyright: Mikey MacKinven (Mikey Mack). Happy Friday everyone! Let’s get our weekend off to a dazzling start with this image from Mikey MacKinven of the beautiful Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) over Lake Mapourika along the West Coast … Continue reading

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Galaxy on Edge

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Here’s a beautiful edge-on view of a spiral galaxy cataloged at NGC 5866. Located 45 million light years away in the constellation Draco, this galaxy presents us with a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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China’s Massive Long March 5 to Embark on its Second Flight

Images credit & copyright:Xinhua. Launch Alert! Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 07:20 EDT (11:20 UTC) China’s massive heavy lift rocket, the Long March 5 will embark upon its second flight, launching from Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) at the Wenchang Satellite … Continue reading

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