Space Cannons & Secret Space Stations and Constellation Auriga! Skynet 11-12-16, 9PM CT


news-090814d-lgSaturday’s Topic:

“Space Cannons and Secret Space Stations” and “Tour of the Constellation Auriga”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening : Space Cannons and Secret Astronauts

Moonraker
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/…/AAAAAAAAn2w/EmQPhyHo1wA/s1600/mo…

Supermodels!
https://serendipity3864.files.wordpress.com/…/moonraker-1.j…

Soviet Space
https://www.spaceanswers.com/…/xSoyuz_11_salyut_1-CREDIT-TA…

Proton Heavy
https://upload.wikimedia.org/…/Early_Proton-K_rocket_versio…

MOL to Orbit
http://stellar-views.com/images/Gemini_MOL.jpg

Gemini B Mockup
http://mikejennebooks.com/gemini_b_pics_files/image002.jpg

MOL/Titan 3M
https://upload.wikimedia.org/…/TITAN_IIIC_GEMINI-MOL_LAUNCH…

AMU
https://upload.wikimedia.org/…/176px-USAF_Astronaut_Maneuve…

MOL Cutaway
http://www.astronautix.com/graphics/m/molin.jpg

On Orbit Almaz
http://www.svengrahn.pp.se/histind/Almprog/Almazsm.jpg
Rikhter Space Cannon
http://pop.h-cdn.co/assets/15/46/1447437433-zak-1.jpg

Salyut 2 (OPS-1)
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/…/2yUEL…/s1600/Salyut+3+cutaway.jpg

Salyut 3 (OPS-2)
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/…/2yUEL…/s1600/Salyut+3+cutaway.jpg

Salyut 5 (OPS-3)
http://space.skyrocket.de/img_sat/salyut-3__1.jpg

Salyut 1 Artist Rendering On Orbit
http://www.orbiter-forum.com/…/14_09_30_02-58-08_Salyut_1.j…

Skylab
Skylab Space Station
https://mediathequedelufologie.files.wordpress.com/…/univer…

Skylab 1 and 2
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8…/8590720411_4f832ee0bf_b.jpg

Skylab Callouts
https://upload.wikimedia.org/…/General_characteristics_of_t…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Auriga
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14937239_16131271887…

Photo #1 Open Cluster (M36/NGC 1960)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14956591_16131272020…

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M37/NGC 2099)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15055780_16131272320…

Photo #3 Open Cluster (M38/NGC 1912)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15073390_16131272253…

Photo #4 The Flaming Star Nebula AE Aurigae
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14993383_16131272453…

Photo #5 IC-405 & IC-410
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15056233_16131271953…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Peculiarities of Huge Equatorial Jet Stream in Saturn’s Atmosphere Revealed
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161110084055.htm

Meteorites Reveal Lasting Drought on Mars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161111094715.htm

Space Exploration

Infographic for microlensing event: https://www.nasa.gov/…/fil…/thumbnails/image/pia21077-16.jpg
Space history, including:
First test of Apollo LES
https://upload.wikimedia.org/…/220px-Apollo_Pad_Abort_Test_…
Launch of Venus Express
http://www.esa.int/…/10178939-2-eng-GB/VEX_Launch_medium.jpg
First launch of Saturn V rocket
http://www.nasa.gov/…/…/files/thumbnails/image/s67-49969.jpg
End of communication with Mars Phoenix Lander
http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/pia09942-full.jpg
Landing of Philae Lander on Comet 67P
http://www.esa.int/…/134…/Philae_on_the_comet_Front_view.jpg

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