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Friday, 18 November 2022

This week, off world: After 17 years SLS lifts off with Artemis 1, Dreamchaser, Space Rider, and Space Perspectives make progress - and loads more...

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Mineral remains of ancient salty water on Mars


Antares rocket launches ovarian cells and ISS experiments for NASA | Space


SpaceX CRS-26 mission to space station - Science payloads explained:


56 Miles (90 km) Above Earth - Successful Amateur Rocket Launch:


See SpaceX deploy 'Galaxy' satellites in amazing view from space:


See Tropical Storm Nicole from space as it approaches Florida in time-lapse:


The Solar System, through the telescope of JW Astronomy:


Amateurs tracking a Falcon 9 launch:

 

Atlas V JPSS-2 / LOFTID Launch Highlights:


Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt | Earth from Space:



Reading material:


Check Out the Journey From Raw Data to Beautiful Image - Universe Today:


X-37B space plane completes its sixth mission, lands after nearly 30 months in orbit - SpaceNews:


One Total Lunar Eclipse Photo to Rule Them All - Universe Today


Satellite unfurls biggest commercial communications array ever | Space:


 

Friday, 11 November 2022

No post this week....

I'm off on a minibreak with the family folks - take care and I'll see you next week.

Saturday, 5 November 2022

This week, off world: Hazardous asteroid found hiding in the Sun's glare, China installs a science lab on its Tiangong space station and loads more...

Here’s where you can donate to help Ukrainian refugees and war victims 

   

 


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Astronauts wish world series teams good luck:


China launches Mengtian science module to Tiangong space station - NASASpaceFlight.com


China's Mengtian lab module docks with Tiangong space station


... and the module is moved:




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The spacecraft that wasn't meant to land, but did:


What's it like behind the scenes at a rocket launch?


Space Shot Development Rocket - Avalanche


Testing Galileo for space 


Solar Orbiter Records a Stunning Timelapse of Solar Activity as it Completes its Latest Flyby - Universe Today



Rocket Lab launches satellite, but helicopter booster catch is aborted | Space



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A potentially hazardous giant asteroid found hiding in sun's glare | Space





 


















Saturday, 22 October 2022

This week, off world: Black holes twist spacetime as they collide, hobbies in space and loads more....

 Here’s where you can donate to help Ukrainian refugees and war victims 

   



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Why NASA Is Trying to Crash Land on Mars - Universe Today


SpaceX launches 54 Starlink satellites in 100th Florida mission | Space


Watch SpaceX deploy Hotbird 13F satellite in amazing view from space


What would it be like to fly through a wormhole, really?


Hobbies on the Space Station | ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti


Astronaut 'walks around' space station wearing velcro shoes in '2001: A Space Odyssey' re-creation



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OneWeb resumes launches with first commercial GSLV Mk.III - NASASpaceFlight.com


Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: Nasa shows how a war zone faded, from space - BBC News


Earth from space:




Reading material:


Shortly Before They Collided, two Black Holes Tangled Spacetime up Into Knots - Universe Today


Arecibo Won't Be Rebuilt - Universe Today