Tag Archives: Space

Space Station Resupply Launch from VA Coming Up

Images credit & copyright: NASA & Northrop Grumman. LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, November 16, 2018 at 04:23 EST (09:23 UTC & 01:23 PST) a Northrop Grumman Antares 230 rocket will be launching from Launch Pad 0A (LP-0A) at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport … Continue reading

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India to Launch GSAT 29 on Their Heavy Lift GSLV-MK3

Images credit & copyright: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). LAUNCH ALERT! Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at TBD UTC (TBD EST), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching the massive Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) MK.3 (designated GSLV Mk.3-D2), … Continue reading

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Uintas Mountains Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. Happy Sunday everyone! It may be the beginning of the end for this weekend but this image from Tracy Lee should help make your transition into the week a little more pleasant. Shot in … Continue reading

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A Spirit in Perpetual Night

Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgement: J. Hughes (Rutgers University). Located roughly 150,000 light years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) in the constellation Dorado, a spirit wanders in perpetual night, only observing stars … Continue reading

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The Glow from Afar

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO). Roughly 65 million light years is the 130,000 light year diameter spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1398. As is usually the case with catalogs, its generic name hides the true beauty of … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Uranus

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL Voyager 2. If you love the night sky and the planets in particular then 2018 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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