Skynet 9-28-19 “The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway” & “Constellation Aquarius” 9PM CT


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Saturday’s Topic: “The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway” & “Constellation of the Month: Aquarius”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mutiny in Outer Space” (1965)

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The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway
Gateway: The Lunar Orbital Platform

NASA’s New Space ship
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/questions-nasas-new-spaceship

Lunar Orbital Platform
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_Orbital_Platform_–_Gateway
Space Exploration and Space History

Kelley K5KTX

NASA Report – September 28, 2019

Orion: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/48338036292_3e7a5196fb_k.jpg

NASA is setting in motion the Orion spacecraft production line to support as many as 12 Artemis missions, including the mission that will carry the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024.

Black Hole Visualization: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/bh_labeled.jpg

NASA released a new visualization of a black hole to illustrate how its gravity distorts our view, warping its surroundings as if seen in a carnival mirror.

Space/NASA History:

In space history this week…

September 23:
Apollo 11 Astronauts Swarmed by Thousands In Mexico City Parade.
1969: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins donned sombreros and ponchos in Mexico as they were greeted by a crowd of thousands eager to see and meet the astronauts. September 25:

2012: Researchers released a photo, known as eXtreme Deep Field, or XDF. It is a composite of 10 years’ worth of observations by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. September 27:

2007: NASA’s Dawn Mission​ became the first spacecraft to launch on a mission to closely study multiple objects in our solar system’s asteroid belt. September 28:

1858: Donati’s Comet became the first comet to be photographed.

Just a couple of quick history notes from Tony:

September 24th, 1930 was the birthday of NASA legend John Young.

September 23rd, 1846, marked the first telescopic observation of Neptune.

Waz Up?

Chaz KF5JHA

Miss Carolyn’s Constellation of the Month/Topic of the Week

Constellation of the Month: Aquarius

Aquarius Constellation Chart (With Features)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71489905_3651926814833475_8519958927524233216_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQnn9_-8YcbNaI4cETf6UvnWn55Us666M74JSf9xtMGO5EVWihkJa5VUsESm_B9MoAo&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=80cf3349e1b375c42734b4f8bcedf646&oe=5DF73166

Photo #2 M2
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71838688_3651926824833474_9115682092754141184_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQmv31PEuLIvwWjqSO8vnajF_tn1WBoqWNUu0RbuYuQYzHjDssIYyv7vWwH0i6pumqE&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=74825bdeb844b54645278d66e37736c7&oe=5DF3BD6D

Photo #3 M73
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71109673_3651926821500141_2453502382827372544_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQmurUVxbWVIvj7BQaOqNk3LwBluF1Eizi_WtS0xp7fkVRALnhjSFaFd7hhdIRMeb04&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=e3e38a8d518344707d568bbbc063ab12&oe=5DF5B9B3

Photo #4 Helix Nebula
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71377248_3651926918166798_3280676782973386752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_oc=AQl8zI8LQr5qoFYWjolPS54N8yfo3jKKNTwrfqTCWbeJ0R8MbDrcXo1QZuAsameGaBs&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=52b7ca26791bdbf860d13541ed9f0710&oe=5E3B94EB

Photo #5 Saturn Nebula
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71765148_3651926904833466_2053901516120522752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_oc=AQkmWwCyHQT29iexty9M4Llm7ZfbC8Ju_9p6nb3Trb2DChV2xGvFs4gztGcBZbMBmcY&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=93f7efe48efe1334a949124f7af7c8d2&oe=5E360608

Space Launches For This Week

Space Coast Launches

Upcoming Rocket Launch List

Space Flight Now Launch Schedule

Launch Schedule

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

The Rare Molecule Weighing in on the Birth of Planets
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190913080746.htm?fbclid=IwAR3RPogN4v7d2nx5E4sqNdEpQJeVkPxLKR_Oc0e0VwL4FxCAZ5TwlgiSHWE

A Planet That Should Not Exist
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190926141657.htm?fbclid=IwAR3HvHJqzeFc6jjwdoFhBlisezyviRLhG1K3o9ovXvQ37fTrZaPEuAF7XZE

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days
Envisat
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

Oct. 1
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58757.0389065304&type=V

Oct. 4
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58760.0310951707&type=V

Oct. 6
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58762.0488080107&type=V

Oct. 7
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58763.0232937756&type=V

OTV 5 (USA 277)
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=42932&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT

Oct. 1
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=LewisvilleTX&alt=110&tz=UCT&satid=42932&mjd=58757.4651420947&type=V

 

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