Skynet Tonight! “The Story of Space X” & Constellation Scutum 9PM CT


14240353517_80ae718490_bSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Story of Space X” and “Tour of the Constellation Scutum”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie at 10:30: Queen of Outer Space

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Links to tonight’s Sky Net:

Discussion topic of the evening.

The Story of SpaceX

SpaceX Hanger at LC-39A
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX…

Elon Musk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Elon_Musk_2015.jpg

Falcon 9 Carrying ORBCOMM OG2-MI
https://en.wikipedia.org/…/File:Launch_of_Falcon_9_carrying…

CRS-8 on Remote Sea Platform
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CRS-8_(26239020092).jpg

COTS2 Berthed at ISS
https://en.wikipedia.org/w…/File:COTS2_Dragon_is_berthed.jpg

Inside Dragon Capsule at ISS
https://en.wikipedia.org/…/File:Inside_the_Dragon_(capsule)…

Falcon 9 Heavy Artist Concept at LC-39A
https://en.wikipedia.org/…/File:Falcon_Heavy_Pad_39A_(21048…

Article on SpaceX Test Firing of Returned Falcon 9 Booster at McGregor Test Center
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/…/spacex-returned-falcon-9…/

Dragon Capsule Entering Mars Atmosophere (Artist Concept)
http://spaceflightnow.com/…/2016/07/20802115234_3bbae76b6e_…

What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?

Venus, Mercury, and Regulas
http://en.es-static.us/…/Venus-from-plane-Gemini-Brett-7-28…

South, Nightfall, Summer 2016
http://en.es-static.us/upl/2016/07/2016-july-scorpius.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Tonight’s Constellation Scutum

Skymap Scutum
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13692937_14785726388…

Photo #1 Wild Duck Cluster (M11/NGC 6705)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13906777_14785726355…

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M26/NGC 6694)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13891930_14785725855…

Photo #3 Planetary Nebula (IC-1295)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13892268_14785725921…

Photo #4 Supergiant Cluster 1 ( RSGC1)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13686741_14785726221…

Variable Star R Sct
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13892037_14785725821…

Satellite Passes This Week

All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

OTV 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

July 31
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 3
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 5
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Tiangong1
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Aug 3
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Hubble Space Telescope
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Aug 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 5
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 6
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 7
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Aug 8
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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