Monthly Archives: January 2018

Venus as We Have Never Seen Her Before

Image credit: JAXA/ISAS/DARTS/Damia Bouic. Here are some fantastic new images of Venus as imaged in infrared by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Akatsuki Venus Climate Orbiter (also known as PLANET-C). Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty and … Continue reading

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The Beautiful King of the Gods

Image credit: NASA Juno/SWRI/Kevin M. Gill/Jason Major. Like creamer in your morning coffee, Jupiter’s multicolored gas bands swirl just 3,500 km (2,175 mi.) underneath NASA’s Juno spacecraft and JunoCam during close approach, known as perijove 6, on May 19, 2017. … Continue reading

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Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 22:20 UTC (17:20 EST) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA241 carrying a dual payload of SES 14 and Al Yah 3 … Continue reading

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Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 19:48 EST (00:48 UTC on the 19th) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-411 rocket designated (AV-076) will lift off from Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC-41) … Continue reading

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Eternal Reflections

Image credit & copyright: David Kingham. There are certain images that, upon first seeing them make you stop for a moment in admiration. This image captured by David Kingham at Oxbow Bend on the Snake River in Wyoming’s Grand Teton … Continue reading

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NGC 3370 and Friends

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located roughly 98 million light years away in the constellation Leo is this beautiful grand design spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 3370 shown here in amazing HD thanks to the orbiting legend in the … Continue reading

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India’s PSLV-C40 Flight Next Week

Image credit & copyright: India Space Research Organization (ISRO). Live streaming links and information at the bottom of the post. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 22:58 EST (03:58 UTC on the 12th), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will … Continue reading

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