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Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday June 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 6:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Mon, 15 May 2017 17:35:53 EDT

Snake Rovers Might be the Best Way to Explore the Surface and Tunnels on Mars

Reported by Universe Today

A team from SINTEF, and with the support of the ESA is looking to develop snake robots to assist astronauts aboard the ISS and conduct missions to asteroids, the Moon and Mars. The post Snake Rovers Might be the Best Way to Explore the Surface and Tunnels ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:16:37 +0000

2nd SpaceX Recycled Falcon 9 Rocket Launching 1st Bulgarian GeoComSat June 23, Plus Potential Weekend Launch ‘Doubleheader’ – Watch Live

Reported by Universe Today

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – For only the second time in history, SpaceX will launch a ‘flight-proven’ Falcon 9 rocket this Friday afternoon and the payload this time for this remarkable and science fictionesque milestone is the first geostationary...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:49:22 +0000

Hubble Finds a Dead Galaxy that was Finished Making Stars Just a Billion Years After the Big Bang

Reported by Universe Today

Relying on Hubble and gravitational lensing, a team of astronomers made the unexpected discovery of a galaxy that ceased star formation just three billion years after the Big Bang. The post Hubble Finds a Dead Galaxy that was Finished Making Stars Just a B...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:06:15 +0000

Saturn Rides Bareback On The Galactic Dark Horse

Reported by Universe Today

Yippy-ki-yay! Saturn rides the back of a prancing pony across the evening sky. See it the next clear night. The post Saturn Rides Bareback On The Galactic Dark Horse appeared first on Universe Today. ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:11:15 +0000

Today in Space! June 22, 2000: NASA Finds Evidence of Water on Mars

Reported by Space.com

Find out what happened today in space on June 22, 2000 when NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft found evidence of present-day liquid water on Mars. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT