Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Image credit & copyright: Tyler Sichelski. I hope everyone is having a great week and if you plan on viewing Monday’s solar eclipse I wish you clear skies! Let’s end the week with this great image by Tyler Sichelski of … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9: Formosat 5 Delivery & Booster Landing

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 11:50 PDT/14:50 EDT/18:50 UTC, a SpaceX Falcon 9 (core 1038.1) will rise from California’s Vandenberg … Continue reading

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ULA Atlas V to Launch TDRS-M for NASA

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, August 18, 2017 at 08:03 EDT (12:03 UTC) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-401 rocket designated (AV-074) will lift off from Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC-41) at the Cape Canaveral … Continue reading

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he Great American Eclipse is Here!

Illustration credit & copyright: Stephen Mudge. This is pretty much a repost of the May write up but I want to make sure the information is out there if you haven’t been inundated by it already.  Look all the way … Continue reading

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Proton Rocket to Deliver Blagovest No. 11L Communication Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Roscosmos/ESA. Launch Alert! Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 22:00 UTC (18:00 EDT) a Khrunichev (Russian Government) Proton-M rocket will be launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan to deliver the Blagovest No. 11L communication satellite into orbit.

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The Great Dark Horse

Image credit & copyright: Paul Gicewicz. Let’s start our weekend with this image of the Milky Way over Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington by Paul Gicewicz. This 370 square mile park offers some of the most beautiful sights in the … Continue reading

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SpaceX CRS-12 ISS Resupply & Booster Landing

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. LAUNCH ALERT! Monday, August 14, 2017 at 12:31 EDT (16:31 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (core 1039.1) will rise from NASA’s legendary … Continue reading

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