Dusty Mystery | Space Wallpaper

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This space wallpaper of an artist’s impression shows dust forming in the environment around a supernova explosion.
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  • On: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:21:12 EDT

NASA Spacecraft Just One Year Away from Pluto

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NASA's New Horizons' mission, which blasted off in 2006, will become the first spacecraft to orbit Pluto in July 2015. The flyby will give researchers their first good look at the distant, frigid dwarf planet.
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  • On: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:56:58 EDT

Amazing SpaceX Reusable Rocket Test Caught on Video

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The video, which SpaceX released today (July 22), shows a Falcon 9 first stage returning to Earth in a controlled fashion after helping launch six commercial satellites on July 14 for the firm Orbcomm.
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  • On: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:20:22 EDT

SpaceX Falcon 9 Landing Test Captured By On-Board Cam | Video

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The private space company's Falcon 9 re-usable rocket technology was tested on its last flight on July 14th, 2014. Engine restart, landing legs and ocean touchdown at near zero velocity was recorded. See the launch: http://goo.gl/v8e5MS
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  • On: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:14:04 EDT

Watch the Falcon 9 Rocket Booster Descend into the Ocean for its “Soft” Landing

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SpaceX today released video from the Falcon 9 first stage flyback and landing video from the July 14 launch of six ORBCOMM advanced telecommunications satellites. This was a test of the reusability of the Falcon 9′s first stage and its flyback and landing system. It splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, and SpaceX called it […]
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:58:12 +0000

Earth and Planets Make Strange, Exquisite Noises | Video Compilation

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Created by lightning, ‘whistlers’ travel along Earth's magnetic field lines from hemisphere to hemisphere. Jupiter’s charged particles ‘sing’ across its magnetosphere (recorded by Voyager).
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  • On: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:14:31 EDT

Frosty Drew Clear Sky Chart

Current seeing conditions at Frosty Drew Observatory

The Sun and Moon Today

  • The Sun as seen today from NASA SDO.
  • Waning Crescent 10 phase

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the DayCave with Aurora Skylight

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