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 Gibbous 78% phase

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the DayAnimation: Spiral Disk around a Black Hole

Satellite Events for Tonight

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Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 8:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:28:30 EDT

Nuclear Propulsion Could Be 'Game-Changer' for Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says

Nuclear Propulsion Could Be 'Game-Changer' for Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says

Reported by Space.com

Humanity's next giant leap could be enabled by nuclear thermal propulsion, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said....
  • By: Mike Wall
  • On: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:01 +0000

Meet Skybot F-850, the Humanoid Robot Russia Is Launching into Space

Meet Skybot F-850, the Humanoid Robot Russia Is Launching into Space

Reported by Space.com

When a Russian Soyuz spacecraft launches from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station Wednesday, it will carry a humanoid robot called Skybo F-850....
  • By: Tom Metcalfe
  • On: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:47 +0000

Exploring The Icy Moons of Jupiter. NASA’s Europa Clipper and ESA’s JUICE

Reported by Universe Today

On August 19th, 2019, NASA announced that their Europa Clipper mission has been approved to move to the next phase of the mission, progressing to the final design stage. Mars is the place that most of our spacecraft, landers and rovers are studying, search...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:44 +0000

Elon Musk: Revolutionary Private Space Entrepreneur

Elon Musk: Revolutionary Private Space Entrepreneur

Reported by Space.com

Elon Musk is an entrepreneur best known in space circles for launching SpaceX, the first private company to ship cargo to the International Space Station....
  • By: Elizabeth Howell
  • On: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:57 +0000

New US Space Command Will Launch Next Week, VP Pence Says

New US Space Command Will Launch Next Week, VP Pence Says

Reported by Space.com

The United States Space Command will officially be up and running by the end of the month, Vice President Mike Pence said today (Aug. 20) at a meeting of the National Space Council....
  • By: Hanneke Weitering
  • On: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:56 +0000