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Wednesday
Feb 10 2016
11:06 UTC

AggieSat4 and BEVO-2

Tim Peake captured this photo of the Texas A&M AggieSat4 and the Texas University BEVO-2 sats being released from the robotic arm in Japan's Kibo Laboratory on 29 Jan 2016. ¬Each of the sats were built by the students in the respective schools. Credit: NASA/ESA

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Monday
Feb 08 2016
11:04 UTC

London Calling

This look at London at night comes from NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren during a nighttime flyover of London on the International Space Station. Image: NASA/ESA

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Sunday
Feb 07 2016
15:55 UTC

A Year Off Earth

... of their year-long mission on the International Space Station. Video

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Saturday
Feb 06 2016
17:59 UTC

Space Station Back At Dusk / See Orion's Curlicue and Five Dawn Planets

... International Space Station (ISS) made a bright pass in the southwestern sky. A quick check revealed that¬another round of evening passes had begun for¬locations across the central and northern U. S., Canada and Europe. ¬I like the evening ones because they're so much convenient to view than those that occur at dawn. You can find out when the space station passes over your house at NASA's Spot the Station s

Posted by Universe Today

Monday
Feb 01 2016
10:43 UTC

Cyclops and LONESTAR

... the activities on the ISS. Video

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Sunday
Jan 31 2016
14:25 UTC

SpaceX Crew Dragon Conducts Propulsive Hover and Parachute Drop Tests; Videos

... slated to begin human missions in 2017. SpaceX released a short video showing the Dragon 2 vehicle executing a picture-perfect propulsive hover test on a test stand at the firms rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas. The video published last week shows the Dragon 2 simultaneously firing all

Posted by Universe Today

Friday
Jan 29 2016
10:03 UTC

Ping Pong

What does one do for fun after 300 days in space? Scott Kelly likes ping pong. Actually scientists use the microgravity environment of the space station to advance scientific knowledge in Earth, space, physical, and biological sciences that otherwise wouldn't be possible down here on the planet. According to NASA: The paddles are polycarbonate laser […]

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Monday
Jan 25 2016
22:35 UTC

Snowzilla's East Coast Blast Captured as Rare Thundersnow' by Scott Kelly on Station and Moonlit from Suomi Satellite

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured a rare and spectacular display of thundersnow' from space as Snowzilla's blast pummeled much of the US East Coast this weekend with two feet or more of paralyzing snow from the nations' capital to New York City and beyond. Meanwhile the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP Earth orbiting satellite almost simultaneously snapped an eerie image of the East Coast bathed in Moonlight as the Blizzard of 2016' battered over 85 million residents in 20 states across the Ea

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Jan 21 2016
05:05 UTC

Aurora From Space

... aurora as seen from the ISS over the Pacific Northwest. I was outside about the right time and saw no sign of an aurora, but I DID see the planetary line-up and it was excellent, will be looking this morning too. NASA's image caption: NASA astronaut […]

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Wednesday
Jan 20 2016
05:00 UTC

First Space Zinnia Blooms and Catches Sun's Rays on Space Station

... International Space Station (ISS) while simultaneously providing a splash of soothing color, nature and reminders of home to the multinational crew living and working on the orbital science laboratory. NASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly is proudly sharing stunning new photos showing off his space grown Zinnias - which blo

Posted by Universe Today

Sunday
Jan 17 2016
12:27 UTC

The International Space Station Zips between Orion and Taurus (17 January 2016)

... time, I got to see the ISS as it climbed up from the south-west all the way until it went into Earth's shadow,

Posted by Astroblog

Friday
Jan 15 2016
19:13 UTC

Weekly Space Hangout — Jan. 8, 2016: Dr. Steve B. Howell from Kepler

... repurposed Kepler mission. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter. org / @MorganRehnberg ) Alessondra Springmann (@sondy) Paul Sutter (pmsutter. com / @PaulMattSutter) Kimberly Cartier (@AstroKimCartier ) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www. astroguyz. com) Their […]The post Weekly Space Hangout — Jan. 8, 2016: Dr. Steve B. Howell fro

Posted by Universe Today

Friday
Jan 15 2016
13:00 UTC

Nuovi contratti NASA CRS-2 per i servizi commerciali di rifornimento cargo alla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale

(Credit Sierra Nevada Corporation)NEWS SPAZIO :- La NASA ha assegnato i nuovi contratti CRS-2 (Commercial Resupply Services2) per i servizi di rifornimento cargo alla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale per il periodo 2019-2024. Si tratta di 3 contratti, assegnati alle aziende Orbital ATK (Dulles, Virginia), Sierra Nevada Corporation (Sparks, Nevada) e SpaceX (Hawthorne, California). Rispetto ai precedenti contratti CRS-1 che erano stati assegnati a due aziende (Orbital ATK e SpaceX) con questi nuovi

Posted by News Spazio

Friday
Jan 15 2016
12:48 UTC

The International Space Station Passes Below Canopus (15 January 2015)

... December. I got to see the ISS s it climbed

Posted by Astroblog

Friday
Jan 15 2016
11:55 UTC

Take a Walk Tim(s)

... UStream channel for the ISS spacewalk featuring ¬ESA's Tim Peake. Go Tim!  

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Friday
Jan 15 2016
10:11 UTC

Catch Some Bright International Space Station Pass Starting Tonight (15 January 2016)

... click to embiggen. The ISS passes below Aldebaran and the Moon, as seen from Perth on the evening of Wedne

Posted by Astroblog

Friday
Jan 15 2016
01:39 UTC

Dream Chaser Spaceplane Gets GO' as NASA Awards Trio of Space Station Cargo Contracts

... both of the current ISS commercial cargo vehicle providers

Posted by Universe Today

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