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Seeds of Things to Come

Image credit & copyright: Don Goldman. Roughly 800 light years away in the southern constellation Vela (Sails) is the Vela Supernova Remnant, of which this is a small portion of. Once part of a massive star, (a star with at … Continue reading

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Arianespace Ariane 5 to Launch SGDC & Koreasat 7

Image credit & copyright: ESA of the VA233 launch. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 20:31 UTC (16:31 EDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA236. This mission will deliver a dual payload … Continue reading

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ULA & Delta IV to Serve the U.S. Military This Week

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 19:44 EDT (23:44 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching a Delta IV rocket in its Medium + (5,4) configuration carrying the ninth Wideband … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch IGS Radar 5 for the Japanese Government

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, March 17, 2017 at 01:20 UTC (21:20 EDT on the 16th), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch … Continue reading

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SpaceX Echostar XXIII From LC-39A Early Thursday Morning

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 01:35 EDT (05:35 UTC), SpaceX will be launching a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) carrying the EchoStar XXIII (23) communication satellite. … Continue reading

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Bow Lake Under the Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Michael Shainblum. Hope you’re all having a great weekend. Let’s keep it rolling with this beautiful image of the Milky Way over Bow Lake in Banff National Park by Michael Shainblum. Banff National Park spans 2,564 … Continue reading

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Humbled

Image credit & copyright: Shane Michael Black. Happy Saturday everyone! Let’s start the weekend with this brilliant image by Shane Michael Black.  In this image the Milky Way stands tall beyond the faint green airglow blanket and the admirer in … Continue reading

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