Tag Archives: Physics

LAUNCH OF SPACEX CRS 5

On January 10, 2015 a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) as part of CRS 5, the fifth SpaceX mission to the International Space Station (ISS) not counting … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPHEN HAWKING

Image Credit & Copyright: CBS: Getty Images photo of Professor Hawking with Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) while Hawking made a guest appearance on the Big Bang Theory: CLICK photo for a larger image and see below for links and information. … Continue reading

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HAPPY PERIHELION

Image Credit & Copyright: Paul Stewart. Today, January 4, 2015 at 06:36 UTC (01:36 EST) you will be as close to the Sun as you will be all year!  Perihelion is Earth’s closest point to the Sun in its orbit … Continue reading

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ORION’S TRIAL BY FIRE WILL BE BORN FROM FIRE THIS WEEK

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. Look below for links to stream this event live as well as mission links and all the social media links you will ever want. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 07:05 EST (12:05 (UTC) … Continue reading

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THE SURREAL BECOMES REAL

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute/Cassini. Here’s a special treat today.  I was just thumbing through some images that I had from Cassini and I came across this wonder inspiring image taken by the Cassini spacecraft on January 11, … Continue reading

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NGC 4622 THE BACKWARD GALAXY

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. A couple things strike me as odd upon initial observations of this galaxy; its nearly circular shape and its long, thin spiral arms.  It’s just not something you expect to see from … Continue reading

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JAXA READIES SECOND MISSION TO LAND ON AN ASTEROID AND RETURN SAMPLES

Image Credit & Copyright: JAXA of H-IIA F21 (image P100006742).  See below for launch, mission and rocket information to include many links. Saturday, November 29 at 23:24 EST (04:24 UTC on the 30th) the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will … Continue reading

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