Event: Summer Saturday Stargazing

Event: Summer Saturday Stargazing

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Saturday May 30, 2015 8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Saturday Stargazing Nights! Every Saturday night (weather permitting) during the summer tourism season we open our dome, sky theatre, and telescopes to the skies for free.
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Wed, 13 May 2015 23:53:45 EDT

Event: Public Stargazing

Event: Public Stargazing

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday May 29, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Public Stargazing Night! Tonight we will open the Sky Theatre and Observatory at 6:00 with views of the Sun, the Moon, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and more. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Thu, 1 Jan 2015 15:18:45 EST

Virgin Galactic's 2nd SpaceShipTwo Lowers Its Landing Gear (Photo)

Reported by SPACE.com

Virgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo passenger ship is coming together, with the commercial spaceliner lowering its landing gear for the first time last week.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Fri, 29 May 2015 15:26:44 EDT

Space Station, Moon and Planets Dance Over Pisa

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Astrophotographer Giuseppe Petricca took this image of the ISS, the Moon, Venus, Mars, Mercury and the Leaning Tower of Pisa from Pisa, Tuscany, Italy.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Fri, 29 May 2015 14:58:13 EDT

Repairing the Hubble Space Telescope: The Tools Astronauts Used

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NASA engineers talk about the specialized tools they developed to keep Hubble running for a quarter of a decade.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Fri, 29 May 2015 14:55:11 EDT

Gallery: The Tools That Kept Hubble Space Telescope Running

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The Hubble Space Telescope has been wowing space fans with amazing cosmic views for 25 years, but only because of repairs and upgrades by visiting astronauts. See the tools astronauts used to fix and repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Fri, 29 May 2015 14:52:02 EDT

Frosty Drew Clear Sky Chart

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The Sun and Moon Today

  • The Sun as seen today from NASA SDO.
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