Skynet 8-17-19 “Mission Control: Then and Now” & “The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation” 9PM CT


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Saturday’s Topic: “Mission Control: Then and Now” & “The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“My Science Project” (1985)

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Tonight’s Topic: “Mission Control: Then and Now”

Discussion topic of the Evening.
Houston’s Mission Control (Then and Now)
Gene Kranz

Apollo 10 Mission: Gerald Griffen and Glynn S. Lunney (Black Team)

Apollo 9 (Live Transmission From Earth Orbit)

Artemis Mission Logo

Blue Moon Lander

Paul Sean Hill

ISS Mission Control Center

Flight Control Room in 1964

ISS Flight Director Emily Nelson

Paul Sean Hill, former director of Mission Operations at the Nasa Space Center in Houston, Texas

Mission Control: Flight Control Room

Space Exploration and Space History

Marshall Space Flight Center Named For Return to Moon Program
MSFC: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/msfc.png

Space/NASA History:

In space history this week…

August 11:
Moon Discovered Orbiting Mars
1877: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asaph_Hall#/media/File:Professor_Asaph_Hall.jpg
August 12:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Lifts Off
2005: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia23341-16.jpg
August 13:
Apollo 11 Ticker-tape Parade
1969: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/Apollo_11_ticker_tape_parade_2.jpg
August 17:
1933: Gene Kranz is Born
Eugene_F._Kranz_at_his_console_at_the_NASA_Mission_Control_Center.jpg
1966
Launch of Pioneer 7

Waz Up?
Chaz KF5JHA

From EarthSky.org:
http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
Chaz covers:
Moon Phases
Occultations
Constellation and Navigation Tips and Factoids
Sunrise and Sunset Features
Q and A

Miss Carolyn’s Constellation of the Week

Special Topic: Tsiolkovsky and the Tyranny of the Rocket Equation

The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation.
Meeting Don Pettit and watching some of his talks and presentations.
Konstantin Tsilokovsky
What the Rocket Equation is
What the Rocket Equation tells us and why Pettit says it is tyrannical.

The Tyrannical Rocket Equation
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/69104647_3526347027391455_8498041047987781632_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_oc=AQmn8uSCRv1IZ91SVW2HmI7-AYkFglopMqYrPkR72POk5z2hFy7WUFlYGX9io9ZEYXo&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=1f7f45d7a8f372d60bccea1568c2ef20&oe=5DE627A8

Konstantin Tsilokovsky
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/68663482_3526347064058118_5410323951484141568_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_oc=AQnKs2wBoHNNPHIt4zF_73UAME790KAMNvTGDbBLL0Ot1OImt7Lsj4aKTCwL5-Jmp_k&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=47b487157b71097621881139804840b6&oe=5E1123D3

Don Pettit
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/68325690_3526347114058113_4088501341838639104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_oc=AQmZmQzla3Inf1XKA-3bmo_t5TLDwzU11XoXkIZixOerWTKorZUXyWTEFYYf7p2JRxk&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=75ba77b2889a1f5b8e26ad4ad0cc674e&oe=5DCDECAC

Delta V’s – Mass vs. Velocity
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/69104647_3526347027391455_8498041047987781632_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_oc=AQmn8uSCRv1IZ91SVW2HmI7-AYkFglopMqYrPkR72POk5z2hFy7WUFlYGX9io9ZEYXo&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=1f7f45d7a8f372d60bccea1568c2ef20&oe=5DE627A8

Space Launches For This Week

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

Moon Glows Brighter than Sun in Images from NASA’s Fermi
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190815120656.htm?fbclid=IwAR3QGeDFrLgXX3NDQYRZU4ReXjUtwRNVEmEEAfuYsPdODPBR2YFanPtjczU

Heavens Above
Interactive Sky Chart with PDF Option
https://www.heavens-above.com/skychart2.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

Annual Solar Eclipses
http://www.heavens-above.com/SolarEclipse.aspx?jdmax=2459375.94660477

Solar System
https://www.heavens-above.com/planets.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

Comets
https://www.heavens-above.com/Comets.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

Asteroids
https://www.heavens-above.com/Asteroids.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

Amateur Radio Satellites – All Passes
https://www.heavens-above.com/AmateurSats.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

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