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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...

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


Pick o' the podcasts:


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 



Pick o' the podcasts:

From the video store:

Astronauts wish world series teams good luck:

China launches Mengtian science module to Tiangong space station -

China's Mengtian lab module docks with Tiangong space station

... and the module is moved:


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

Reading material:

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