THIS REPLACES FIRST POST: The launch of the Blue Origin which will carry William Shatner is scheduled with dealays, originally at 10 a.m. EDT (9 a.m. CDT/ 1400 GMT), then at 9:30 am, pending further delays from Blue Origin's Launch Site One near the town of Van Horn in West Texas: #LIVE broadcast of the…Read more William Shatner Ready For Spaceflight – Launch of Blue Origin Rocket Today
Hello Autumn (Fall): Welcome to. . .A Happy Autumn & Fall ! ! ! ! Just started, so I am sharing the following facts and trivia. 🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂🍁🌰🍃🍂 Facts: Timing: Happened today--Wednesday, September 22, at 2:20 p.m. Official scientific name: Autumnal equinox – Autumn has the dual meaning of "to fall from a height" & "The connotations of…Read more Welcome to Fall 2021!
Happy Dog Days of Summer ! ! ! 🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺🐶🐩🐾🐺 🐶🐩 The Dog Days of Summer 🐾🐺 The Dog Days of Summer! are coming to a close as the "Dog Star" Sirius is making it's rise in the sky in the morning sky! Happy Dog Days to everyone. . . Dog Days: Location: The World Dates: July 29…Read more Happy Dog Days of Summer – The “Dog Star”, The A.K.C., Dog Breeds & More – 2021
We are celebrating the anniversary of the Mars Launch! The Rover is on the Mars surface since February 18th, returning videos, information and photos on a daily basis. How nice. We are blessed to be in the USA! I am sharing the past year's nice history of important NASA flight: Mission Summary: NASA Launches 2020…Read more Year Anniversary of the Return to NASA Flight & Launch to Mars: Info & Trivia
I'm posting these nice photos of the solar eclipse on June 10th, which was visible in the sunrise hours starting out of the United States winding across Greenland, past south of the North Pole going into Russia east of Siberia. Satellite Imagery of the June 10th Annular Eclipse: Photo courtesy of National Environmental Satellite, Data and…Read more Recap of the June 10th Annular Eclipse – Info on Future Eclipses
Summer within hours: Welcome to. . .S-U-M-M-E-R ! ! Summer starts later today, so I am sharing the following trivia. ☀☼☀☼☀☼☀☼☀☼☀☼☀☼☀☼☀☼ Facts: Timing: Later today--Sunday, June 20, at 10:31 PM tonight. Official scientific name: Summer solstice (Winter solstice in the southern hemisphere, including Australia) – Proto-Indo-European word meaning “to burn, or be on fire.” +…Read more Welcome to Summer 2021!
A treat for persons to our north from Chicago. The path is from Canada through Greenland and over the polar area in the Arctic Ocean into Russia for the sunset. The annular eclipse will never be in totality, so it is unsafe to view the eclipse, even at sunrise for too long. Direct viewing is…Read more Solar Eclipse at Sunrise This Morning – Info On Future Solar Eclipses
A treat for persons from California and points out west and further are in for a photographic gem tonight: A Super Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse. The whole event lasts the total time of 3 hours and 7 minutes. The start of this major event is starting at 3:47 a.m. CDT which is a little…Read more Super Blood-Moon and Lunar Eclipse – Info On Future Eclipses
What a treat we have tonight! A Pink Super-Moon! It was clear as a bell tonight in Illinois, so I took some endearing photos of the event. . . Photo #1 Photo #2 Photos taken with a Samsung Galaxy S7 with the factory Dual Pixel 12MP OIS F1.7 lens and 1.4µm pixels with vDIS=ON. Super-moons…Read more Pink SuperMoon Tonight!
Featured photos of the day: NASA Retro Mission Patch Party Here it is! Since the Perseverance Rover Mission Landing on Mars in February, I have been featuring fine photos of my NASA mission patch collection. We are blessed to be in the USA! So here is a recap and montage of the whole NASA Retro…Read more Featured Photo Montage: NASA Retro Mission Patch Party