Tag Archives: NASA

James Web Space Telescope

25 November 2015 A quick brake from The Voyage to Mars to show what’s going on right now regarding the construction of the James Web Space Telescope (JWST) which is scheduled to be launched in 2018 as a replacement for the … Continue reading

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Terminology, Definitions and Acronyms

Graphics from NASA website [[  Most recent Update: 29 October 2015, Inserted a missing graphic and corrected a couple of grammatical errors.  ]] As promised in my previous post, here is a list of  Terminology, Definitions, and Acronyms I have accumulated … Continue reading

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Hello AGAIN

Graphic by NASA 27 October 2015 A few months ago, before I had ever heard of Andy Weir or his book, “The Martian” I realized that I had not posted anything to this blog for a long, l-o-n-g time because … Continue reading

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Orion

Orion’s First Orbits The Orion Spacecraft has successfully completed it’s first “live” test today, 05 December 2014. At this time, Orion is the leading candidate to be the spacecraft that will (finally!) take a crew of humans to Mars sometime … Continue reading

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360 degree view of the Milky Way

NASA”s Spitzer Telescope captures a geocentric 360 degree view of the Milky Way For images and details of this amazing feat, follow the links, below . . . Overview: More Images and Details: Enjoy !  

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EXOPLANETS !

[[ Image, above, is from Google images.  ]] In the first two months of 2014 NASA’s Kepler telescope has discovered and verified more exoplanets than previously known.  Many of these newly found planets might be capable of supporting life as … Continue reading

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Storm at Saturn’s North Pole

The Cassini probe that is currently orbiting Saturn has recently sent some amazing images of the storm that has been raging at Saturn’s north pole for years (decades?, centuries?). To view the image(s), click on the URL below: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-350   … Continue reading

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