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SpaceX Falcon 9 Secret Zuma Mission This Week

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. Launch Alert!: Friday, November 17, 2017 at 20:00 EST (01:00 UTC on the 16th) a SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket (Booster B1043.1) will lift … Continue reading

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The Legendary Delta II to Take Flight from CA Next Week

Images credit & copyright: NASA & United Launch Alliance (ULA). Launch Alert! Stay up late or get up early because on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 01:47 PST (04:47 EST & 09:47 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA) will be … Continue reading

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Cygnus, S.S. Gene Cernan to Resupply Station

Images credit & copyright: NASA & Orbital ATK. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 07:14 EST (12:14 UTC) an Orbital ATK Antares 230 rocket will be launching from Launch Pad 0A (LP-0A) at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on the … Continue reading

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Messier 104, Sombrero Galaxy

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The Sombrero Galaxy or M-104 is located about 28 million light years away in the constellation of Virgo. In this Hubble Space Telescope, 6 photo mosaic, we view this spiral galaxy edge-on … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 to Launch Koreasat 5A

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. Launch Alert!: Monday October 30, 2017 at 15:34 EDT (19:34 UTC) a SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket (Booster B1042.1) will lift off from … Continue reading

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Orionids Meteor Shower Looks Good This Weekend

Image Credit & Copyright: Brad Goldpaint of the Perseid meteor shower (check below for Brad’s links). Basics: Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 the annual Orionids meteor shower will be at its peak.  As with all meteor showers … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Uranus

Image credit & copyright: NASA/JPL Voyager 2. Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 13:21 EDT (17:21 UTC) the ice giant, Uranus will reach opposition which means now is the time to observe the seventh planet. Located in the constellation Pisces, the … Continue reading

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