SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 7” and “Tour of the Constellation Capricornus”
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Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Lost Missile” (1958)
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Discussion topic of the evening.
The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 7!
What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
Northwest, October Evenings
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Recent Astronomical discoveries
Mystery at the Center of the Galaxy Solved
Icy Warning for Space Missions to Jupiter’s Moon
Space Exploration and Space History
The Launch Escape System saves the day again!
Some of you might remember my speaking about Soyuz t-10-1, which saved the day on september 26th 1983; Tom found a great video for the net
Well, it’s happened again!
Chandra in safe mode after gyroscope problem
Hubble in safe mode, too. gyroscopes really give you the runaround!
October 10th, 1980 Very Large Array (VLA) formallly comissioned.
October 11th, 1958 Pioneer 1 Launched—first spacecraft launched by NASA
October 11th, 1969, Launch of Soyuz 6, part of a complicated 3-spacecraft rendezvous experiment (6, 7, 8)
October 12, 1965, launch of Voshkhod 1–crazy 3-person spacecraft with no spacesuits, but they got away with it twice
Oct. 12th, 1968, 50th anniversary of Apollo 7! You know, you can go see the CM at a museum near you!
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.