Skynet 2-11-17 SpaceX Dragon 2 Spacecraft Revealed & Constellation Monoceros 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! Saturday Feb 11, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Topic: “Space X’s Dragon 2 Spacecraft Revealed” and “Tour of the Constellation Monoceros”
Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “When World’s Collide”

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”
Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000
Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/
Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Space X’s Dragon 2 Spacecraft Revealed

Dragon Version 2
https://upload.wikimedia.org/…/1920px-SpaceX_Dragon_v2_Pad_…

Dragon Premiere
http://www.americaspace.com/…/05/Dragon-V1-V2-Comparison.jpg

Docking at ISS
https://www.nasa.gov/…/de…/files/thumbnails/image/16-080.jpg

Crew Escape System
http://www.space.com/…/spacex-dragon-falcon9-launch-abort.j…

Dragon Interior
http://www.spacex.com/sites/spacex/files/v2_seats.jpg

Commercial Crew Program Comparison with Apollo CSM
https://i.stack.imgur.com/YJlOf.png

Dragon Powered Landing
http://spaceflightnow.com/…/2…/01/crewdragon_superdracos.png

Dragon Powered Landing – Mars
https://fsmedia.imgix.net/…/9320b66e270d/red-dragon-landing…

Bigelow Command Station
http://www.universetoday.com/…/01/070222_Bigelow_hmed_1p.jpg

Dragon 3/4 Technical Callout
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/…/da6b9d85c0385c03681e…

Falcon Heavy
http://www.universetoday.com/…/04/Falcon_Heavy.3k-682×1024.…

SpaceX Pad 39A
http://spaceflightnow.com/…/2015/11/23165726172_4445fe0e81_…

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

East Early, Evening
http://en.es-static.us/…/20…/02/2017-feb-11-moon-regulus.jpg
East, Evening
http://en.es-static.us/…/2017-feb-10-11-12-moon-regulus-leo…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Starmap Monoceros, the Unicorn
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16729459_17698492730…

Photo #1 Monocerotis (V838)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16711729_17698494763…

Photo #1a Monocerotis Expansion (V838)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16729304_17698494563…

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M50/NGC 2323)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16711826_17698492463…

Photo #3 Rosette Nebula (NGC 2244)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16708499_17698493963…

Photo #4 Rosette Nebula & NGC 2244
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16508793_17698493297…

Photo #5 Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16729305_17698493497…

Photo #6 Cone Nebula
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16708271_17698492030…

Photo #7 Hubble’s Variable Nebula (NGC 2261)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16684037_17698492197…

Photo #8 Red Rectangle Nebula
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16711774_17698494397…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Miss Brenda WB5OZL

Solar Nebula’s Lifetime: Swirling Gas Disk Disappeared Within Solar System’s First Four Million Years
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170210131006.htm
What Drives Universe’s Expansion?
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170210130930.htm

Space Exploration

Artist rendering of OSIRIS-REx at L4: http://www.asteroidmission.org/…/Earth-Trojan-Search-full-n…
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft: http://www.asteroidmission.org/…/SpacecraftAtNASASocialDenv…
Artist concept of Europa mission: https://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbnails/image/nh-europa-lander-co…

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