Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bull Headed

Image credit & copyright: Jerry Lodriguss. In Greek mythology the Hyades were the five daughters of the titan, Atlas and Aethra and are the half-sisters of the Pleiades who are in turn, the daughters of Pleione and Atlas. In our … Continue reading

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Messier 81 (M81) Bode’s Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, GALEX Space Telescope & Spitzer Space Telescope. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and related links. This image of the brilliant spiral galaxy M81 comes from a collaboration … Continue reading

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All Alone in the Night

“All Alone in the Night” by David Peterson takes timelapse footage taken from the International Space Station and blends it together masterfully with a powerful soundtrack. As you watch, look closely and attempt to identify countries, states, individual cities through … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress MS-07 (Progress 68) ISS Resupply

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Live streaming links below. Launch Alert! Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 05:32 EDT (09:32 UTC) a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket will deliver a Progress MS cargo ship designated “Progress MS-07” (68P or Progress 68 by … Continue reading

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SpaceX SES-11 (EchoStar 105)

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. Launch Alert!: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 18:53 EDT (22:53 UTC) a SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket (Booster B1031.2) will lift off from … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch Michibiki 4 Communication Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert (UPDATE!): Monday, October 9, 2017 at 18:00 EDT (22:00 UTC), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 36 … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium 3 Mission to Launch from Vandenberg This Week

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX & Iridium Corp. LAUNCH ALERT!: Monday, October 9, 2017 at 05:37 PDT (08:37 EDT & 12:37 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (B1041.1)will rise from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Space Launch Complex-4E (SLC-4E) carrying 10 Iridium … Continue reading

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