Tag Archives: Pluto

There are no Knuckleballs in Space!

Illustration credit & copyright: NASA. Relax we’re not going to be talking about Red Sox legend, Tim Wakefield or their current knuckleball ace Stephen Wright, but instead this is in regard to solar system bodies or we can safely assume … Continue reading

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Pluto Takes the World by the Heart

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL)/ New Horizons Spacecraft. What a week it’s been as New Horizons finally makes its Pluto flyby after traveling almost ten years and more than three billion miles to get … Continue reading

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Pluto in Our Sights

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute. It’s been nearly ten years and more than three billion miles since New Horizons launched on January 19, 2006 on an ULA Atlas V-551 rocket from Cape Canaveral. … Continue reading

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Space Junk; JULY 2015

Photo Credit & Copyright: My attempt at imaging the 2,159 mile wide low albedo rock 240,000 miles away that’s lit by the nearly million mile wide fusion reactor 93 million miles away in the other direction. Below I have listed most … Continue reading

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What Time Is It?! Pluto Time!

Image Credit & Copyright: Me of Pluto Time from New Hampshire. From billions of miles away, the Suns energy is much weaker on Pluto than it is here on Earth just 93 million miles away.  Ever wonder what the landscape … Continue reading

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NASA’S NEW HORIZONS MISSION SET TO BEGIN

Illustration Credit & Copyright: NASA/JHUAPL. CLICK illustration for larger view and look below for information and related links including where you can find New Horizons current location and will be able to locate mission images.   New Horizons Nears Its … Continue reading

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NEW HORIZONS MISSION TO PLUTO INCHES CLOSER TO FLY-BY.

NEW HORIZONS MISSION TO PLUTO INCHES CLOSER TO FLY-BY. Data Map By: New Horizons Mission Tracking Page (Links below). Keeping to the Pluto theme, let’s take a look at the New Horizons Mission to Pluto which is scheduled to arrive … Continue reading

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