This week’s image was taken on the evening of Jan. 5 during a remarkably clear night when the winter Milky Way shone brilliantly over my rural Georgia observatory.
There is very little more inspiring than seeing a beautiful crescent moon rising above the Georgia pines on a crisp winter’s morning.
Found close to 1,500 light-years away in the constellation of Auriga is the beautiful “Flaming Star Nebula.”
You can find a flower in the night sky! Actually, it is a distant galaxy called “Sunflower” as seen in the accompanying image taken January 17, 2021.
What if an errant star or large rogue planet made a close pass of our solar system? What disruptions might that cause to our daily lives?
In this episode, learn how artificial intelligence is being in space exploration by processing massive amounts of data, assisting with rocket design, supporting space logistics, and much more.
Launching atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 7:49 p.m. EST.
Despite excited speculation on future market demand, the space tourism industry is still in early development stages.