Skynet 10-5-19 “Rube Goldberg in Space: The Lunar Orbiter Program” & “October Skies” 9PM CT

1274_lunar_orbiter_moon_jfSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Rube Goldberg in Space: The Lunar Orbiter Program” & “October Skies”

Net Control: Tony NT5TM

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion Topic of the Evening.

Rube Goldberg in Space: The Lunar Orbiter Program

Lunar Orbiter Spacecraft

Original “Vidicon” Imaging System

Film Imaging System Schematic

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”

First View of Earth from the Moon

Space Exploration and Space History
Space Exploration News

October 5th, 2019: International Observe the Moon Night

October 4th-10th, 2019: World Space Week

World Space Week

Space-Related Birthdays

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
Waz Up?
South to Southwest, October 2019, Evening

Occultation of Saturn Projection Map
Miss Carolyn’s Constellation of the Month/Topic of the Week

October Skies

Click to access tesmn1910.pdf

Space Launches For This Week

Space Coast Launches

Upcoming Rocket Launch List

Space Flight Now Launch Schedule

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.


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