Category Archives: People

Skies of the West

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. Milky Way season is back! Well, it has been for about a month now in the early morning hours before sunrise and this image by Tracy Lee shows you what can be accomplished with … Continue reading

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SpaceX CRS-17 Space Station Resupply from Cape Canaveral

Images credit & copyright: NASA & SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT! Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 02:48 EDT (06:48 UTC) SpaceX Falcon 9 (core: currently unknown) will be launching from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) as part of Commercial Resupply … Continue reading

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SpaceX Block 5 Falcon Heavy Coming Up!

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX & Elon Musk. Launch Alert!: Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 18:35 EDT (15:35 PDT & 22:35 UTC) SpaceX will be launching their massive Falcon Heavy (F9H) from Kennedy Space Center, Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) carrying … Continue reading

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Expedition 59/60 Crew Ready for Flight!

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos/NASA. Launch Alert: Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 15:14 EDT (19:14 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-12 (ISS 58S or Soyuz 60) will lift off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome … Continue reading

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Godspeed Little Giant

Images credit: NASA/JPL. “My battery is low and it’s getting dark…” – Opportunity’s final message Mars Exploration Rover “Opportunity” (MER-1 or MER-B) launched onto its journey to the Red Planet on a Delta II from Cape Canaveral, Space Launch Complex 17B … Continue reading

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Remembering Columbia and Crew

Images credit & copyright: NASA and the crew of STS-107 Columbia. “And for the whole time I was growing up, for as long as I can remember, any time anyone asked me what I wanted to be it was, “I … Continue reading

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Remembering Challenger and Crew

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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