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The Legendary Delta II to Make its Final Flight With the Launch of NASA’s ICESat2

Images credit & copyright: NASA & United Launch Alliance (ULA). Launch Alert! Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 05:46 PDT (08:46 EDT & 12:46 UTC) a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket will be leaving Earth for a date with … Continue reading

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The Milky Way Over Brazil

Image credit & copyright: Carlos “Kiko” Fairbairn. Let’s kick off Monday with this incredible image of the Milky Way over a Brazilian landscape as seen by Kiko Fairbairn. Having been a follower of his work for a long time I’ve … Continue reading

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Japan’s ISS Resupply Mission HTV-7 “Kounotori 7 or White Stork 7”

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, September 14 at 20:59 UTC (16:59 EDT & 13:59 PDT), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIB (H-2B) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 7 (F7). … Continue reading

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SpaceX Telstar 18 VANTAGE Launch from FL

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. Press kit usually comes out a day before launch. LAUNCH ALERT! Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 23:28 EDT (03:28 UTC on the 9th)(20:28 PDT) a SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core B1049.1) will … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Neptune

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL Voyager 2. If you love the night sky and the planets in particular then this has been a fantastic year.  Jupiter reached opposition (closest point to Earth) back on May 8. Saturn reached opposition on … Continue reading

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Emerald Lake

Image credit & copyright: Yuri Beletsky. Ever been to Chile’s Atacama Desert? I haven’t as of yet but Yuri Beletsky sure has and for years he’s been providing incredible imagery of the region. In this image we see our imposing … Continue reading

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ULA and the Delta IV Heavy to Launch NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to the Sun for SCIENCE!

Images and Illustrations credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) & NASA. Launch Alert!!! Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 03:53 EDT (00:53 PDT & 07:53 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA) will be launching the beautifully powerful, heavy lift, Delta … Continue reading

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