Skynet 5-23-20 “‘Launch America’ Website” & “Vega and Epsilon Lyrae” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “NASA’s “Launch America” Website” & “Vega and Epsilon Lyrae”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: They Might Be Giants (1971)

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Allen Public Library “Apollo 13 – A Miracle in Outer Space” Live Streamed (5-21-20) 7:30PM.

Here’s the info on the announcement from the 10AM net.

Apollo 13-A Miracle in Outer Space will be streaming on the Allen Public Library site.
Associated Press reporter Rusty Williams will discuss all the “behind the scenes” activities of Apollo 13.  Last month was the 50th Anniversary of the mission.  Rusty will answer your submitted questions about the flight.  He was in Houston, reporting on the mission when the third mission to land on the moon became a race against time, to get the astronauts home.  It sounds really interesting.

This event will be live streamed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at https://allentx.swagit.com/live/.

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Apollo 13-A Miracle in Outer Space

Live but virtual program presented by former Associated Press reporter Rusty Williams at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at https://allentx.swagit.com/live/   Audience can submit questions until 8:30 p.m., May 21 at liveonstage@cityofallen.org.   Former KERA-FM news editor B. J. Austin will interview Williams on-stage at the Allen Public Library

Fifty years ago the world held its breath as three American astronauts drifted through space in a crippled command module. With depleted oxygen tanks and only a trickle of electric power, only gravity, precise navigation, and a miracle of engineering could save them from a dark and lingering death in deep space.

The dramatic story of Apollo 13 has been told in books, documentaries, and a movie, but writer-historian Rusty Williams witnessed events first-hand from the Mission Operations Control Room at the Manned Spacecraft Center.  As a junior reporter for the Associated Press, Williams observed ─ and wrote about ─ the backstage magic eventually brought the astronauts home safely.

Williams will tell his exciting story through a virtual presentation for the first time at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at  https://allentx.swagit.com/live/.  Former KERA-FM news editor and CBS Radio broadcaster B. J. Austin will interview Williams on-stage at the Allen Public Library, asking for details and stories not generally known to the public.  Questions from the audience will be accepted until 8:30 p.m. May 21.   Please submit your questions to liveonstage@cityofallen.org.                                                     

Rusty Williams is an award-winning writer and speaker, the author of four history books.  His Red River Bridge War: A Texas-Oklahoma Border Battle (Texas A&M University Press, 2016) was named “Best Book of Oklahoma History, 2016” by the Oklahoma Historical Society.  My Old Confederate Home—A Respectable Place for Civil War Veterans (University Press of Kentucky, 2010) won the 2011 Douglas S. Freeman Award for Southern History.

Call 214-509-4911 for additional information.

 

 

 

 

Skynet 5-16-20 “X-37B’s No-So-Secret Payloads” & “The Arc to Arcturus” 9PM CT

200506-f-xx000-0004SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “X-37B Not So Secret Payloads” & “The Arc to Arcturus”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Beyond” (2018)

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Skynet 5-9-20 “The Starlink Satellite Constellation” & “The Star Regulus” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Starlink Satellite Constellation” & “The Star Regulus”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Cosmic Man” (1958)

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Skynet! 5-2-20 “Antares, The Humongous Giant in Scorpius” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Antares, the Humongous Giant in Scorpius”

Net Control: Bill N5BB

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Morons From Outer Space” (1985)

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Skynet 4-25-20 “Space and Astronomy in the Time of COVID-19” & “Astronaut Tips on Handling Isolation” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Space and Astronomy in the Time of COVID-19” & “Astronaut Tips on Handling Isolation”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “A Scanner Darkly” (2006)

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Skynet 4-18-20 “The NASA Twins Study: The Kelly Astronauts” 9PM CT

scott-kelly-twinSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “NASA Twins Study: The Kelly Astronauts”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“This Island Earth” (1955)

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