Things are changing in the world and also in space. On October 13, 2020, the Artemis Accords were signed virtually by seven directors of national space agencies led by NASA.
This week’s image was taken on the evening of September 28 and features a false-color view of the Moon.
The Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) is a constellation of satellites — currently four with two more tentatively scheduled for future deployment
Featured in this week’s article is an image of Mars taken on the morning of August 2. A 14-inch Celestron telescope captured the digital photograph from my personal observatory, located in Crawfordville, Georgia.
High above in the late summer evening sky is a beautiful little cloud of dust and gas, affectionately called by astronomers the Apple Core Nebula.
Infiltrating the politics of the national space policy are a variety of space advocacy coalitions that apply pressure on policymakers in many different directions.
IKONOS was a commercial Earth observation satellite that was launched in September 1999. It operated for almost 16 years until its decommissioning in March 2015.
The Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) consists of two identical spacecraft which NASA launched in 2006 into two different heliocentric orbits