Tag Archives: Planetary Society

Goodbye Cassini, Thank You

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Many more images and links below. On October 15, 1997 a Titan IV (401)B lifted off from Cape Canaveral’s SLC-40 carrying what would become one of the most successful space probes in our history; Cassini. … Continue reading

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Planetary Society’s LightSail 1 Takes Flight In May

Image Credit & Copyright: Planetary Society. If you’re a member of the Planetary Society (which all space nuts should be), or even if you just love new technology and spaceflight in general you’re getting excited about this launch.  Scheduled for … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL NYE: THE PLANETARY SOCIETY GUY!

Photo Credit:  Brandon Hill of Brandon Hill Photography. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to William “Bill” Sanford Nye, born on November 27, 1955 to Jacqueline Jenkins who was a WWII code breaker and Edwin “Ned” Darby Nye who was also a WWII veteran.  … Continue reading

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CASSINI IMAGES URANUS THROUGH THE RINGS OF SATURN

CASSINI IMAGES URANUS THROUGH THE RINGS OF SATURN Image Credit & Copyright: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Ian Regan / Val Klavans. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. First off let me say … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL NYE: THE PLANETARY SOCIETY GUY!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL NYE: THE PLANETARY SOCIETY GUY! Photo Credit: Brandon Hill: CLICK photo to view full size and look below for an awesome short video and related links. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to William “Bill” Sanford Nye, born on November 27, … Continue reading

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