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:

Terminus (2017)
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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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

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/book/introduction.shtml

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
https://moon.nasa.gov/observe-the-moon/viewing-guide/what-can-i-see-on-the-moon/

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

World Space Week

Space-Related Birthdays

October 3rd, 1935: Charlie Duke

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Duke

October 5th, 1882: Robert Goddard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_H._Goddard

This Week in Space History

September 29th, 1977: Salyut 6 launched

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salyut_6

September 29th, 1988: STS-26 marks return to flight after Challenger

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-26

September 30th, 1995: Daily communication with Pioneer 11 ends

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_11

October 1st, 1897: 40-inch refractor dedicated at Yerkes Observatory

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yerkes_Observatory

October 1st, 1958: NASA Founded


https://www.nasa.gov/

October 3rd, 1962: Sigma 7 Launched

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury-Atlas_8

October 4th, 1957: Sputnik Launched


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputnik_1
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
http://www.skymaps.com/skymaps/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
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191002131947.htm?fbclid=IwAR36RL2-3bvqIC6qBrNghA7YqgakUoagR3bcLcsLg1sFT2TJY3XOXK2bK30

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

ISS
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST

Oct 8
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=25544&mjd=58765.0672610811&type=V

Oct 11
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=25544&mjd=58768.0333528462&type=V

Envisat
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST

Oct 6
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58763.0232942104&type=V

Oct 8
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58765.0409767897&type=V

Oct 11
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58768.033162164&type=V

Oct 14
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58771.0253537042&type=V

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