Skynet 10-27-18 “Do You Have the Right Stuff?” & Constellation Pisces Austrinus 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Do You Have the Right Stuff?”  and “Tour of the Constellation Pisces Austrinus”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Shape of Things to Come” (1979)

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

How to Become an Astronaut  (From

Mercury 7 (Group 1)

Teachers in Space!

Crew in Space

Training Neutral Buoyancy

Zero-G Training

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


Great Square

Field View – Andromeda Galaxy

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Piscis Austrinus

Photo #1 Fomalhaut and Fomalhaut “B”

Photo #2 Hickson Compact Group 90

Photo #3 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 7314)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Superflares From young Red Dwarf Stars Imperil Planets

All in the Family: Kin of Gravitational Wave Source Discovered

Space Exploration and Space History

It’s Not a Tumor, I Mean It’s a Not a Volcanic Eruption

it’s not a tumor. I mean, it’s not a volcanic eruption

New Horizons PI Alan Stern confirms that they’re ready…but that the encounter with ultima thule will be full of surprises

Hubble has 3 working gyros again

This Week in Space History

1897 October 21 – .

 Yerkes Observatory founded. – . Nation: USA.


1968 October 22 – .

Landing of Apollo 7. Unlike the Apollo 11 astronauts, they really were carrying dangerous germs when they landed

2008 October 22 –

Chandraayan-1 – .

India’s first lunar probe.

October 24th 1960

    Nedelin Disaster

    (see also and rockets and people, volume 2, chapter 32, page 616)

October 24th 1998

    Launch of Deep Space 1

October 24th 2007

    Launch of Chang’e 1, China’s first lunar probe

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

North Korean Satellite

Oct. 29th

Nov. 2nd

Hubble Space Telescope

Oct. 28th


Oct. 29th

Oct. 31st

Nov. 3rd

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