July 15, 2016
The first mission to fly around the moon was Apollo 8 in 1968. …
As they successfully went into lunar orbit, astronaut William Anders snapped the famous Earthrise photo that was printed in Life Magazine.
July 6, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, CHART32 Team, Processing – Johannes Schedler]
On the right, two, spiky, foreground Milky… Continue reading
July 4, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION]
NASA’s Juno spacecraft was to fire its… Continue reading
After nearly a five-year journey, Juno enjoys a perspective on Jupiter not often seen, even by spacecraft from Earth that usually swing by closer to Jupiter’s equator.
Looking down toward the ruling gas giant from… Continue reading
A Full Moon sets as the Solstice Sun rises in this June 20 dawn skyscape.
Captured from a nearby peak in central California, planet Earth, the scene… Continue reading
June 16, 2016
CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, European Southern Observatory, Aniello Grado and Luca Limatola
While drifting through the cosmos, a magnificent interstellar dust cloud became sculpted by stellar winds and radiation to assume a recognizable shape. Fittingly named the Horsehead… Continue reading
The… Continue reading
June 7, 2016
The theoretical physicist Michio Kaku claims to have developed a theory that might point to the existence of God.
The information has created a great stir in the scientific community because Kaku… Continue reading
Fifty years ago, Surveyor 1 reached the Moon. Launched on May 30, 1966 and landed on June 2, 1966 with the Moon at… Continue reading