SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “Rube Goldberg in Space: The Lunar Orbiter Program” & “October Skies”
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Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
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Discussion Topic of the Evening.
Rube Goldberg in Space: The Lunar Orbiter Program
Lunar Orbiter Spacecraft
Lunar Orbiter Images (Comparison: Original and Digitally Processed)
LOIRP, Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.
AMPEX FR-900 Tapes
Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) – “McMoon’s”
Space Exploration and Space History
Space Exploration News
October 5th, 2019: International Observe the Moon Night
October 4th-10th, 2019: World Space Week
October 3rd, 1935: Charlie Duke
October 5th, 1882: Robert Goddard
This Week in Space History
September 29th, 1977: Salyut 6 launched
September 29th, 1988: STS-26 marks return to flight after Challenger
September 30th, 1995: Daily communication with Pioneer 11 ends
October 1st, 1897: 40-inch refractor dedicated at Yerkes Observatory
October 1st, 1958: NASA Founded
October 3rd, 1962: Sigma 7 Launched
October 4th, 1957: Sputnik Launched
South to Southwest, October 2019, Evening
Space Launches For This Week
Space Coast Launches
Space Flight Now Launch Schedule
Recent Astronomical Discoveries
The Violent History of the Big Galaxy Next Door
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
All times are “local” (Dallas) time.