Tag Archives: Space

The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Illustration credit & copyright: Michael Zeiler. Where will you be for the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017? This event will be seen in various forms across the entire contiguous United States and will likely be the most … Continue reading

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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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SpaceX to Launch First NRO Mission

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX of the launch of CRS-8. Live streaming links and mission information below. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 07:00 EDT (11:00 UTC) a SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket will lift off from historic Launch Complex-39A … Continue reading

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Skyglow Project

Images and video credit & copyright: Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic. I’ve shown work from these guys before as I’ve been following this project for some time and they’ve all been incredible images.  But after three years of intense effort … Continue reading

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John Glenn to Ride Atlas Into Orbit Once Again With OA-7

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of the launch of OA-6. LAUNCH ALERT: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:11 EDT (15:11 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), utilizing an Atlas V-401 rocket designated (AV-070) will be embarking on their … Continue reading

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An Image of What Was

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. A short thought that I wrote about five or so years ago when I bought my 8” Celestron telescope and aimed it at this object; the Eskimo Nebula. Object information below as … Continue reading

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Each Egg a Universe Unto Itself

Image Credit & Copyright: Allison Murray. If you’re like me, you enjoy finding new and exciting ways to have fun and open your kids minds to new things so what a great idea for those of us who are space nuts … Continue reading

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