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RICK GILBRECH — NASA Set to open a universe of wonder with New Rocket and Artemis Program — Mississippi Business Journal – Space Saturdays January 25, 2020

Ancient humans built the seven wonders of the world, only one of which stands today – the Great Pyramids of Giza. Since those ancient days, various lists have noted new human-engineered wonders, such as the Taj Mahal, the Hoover Dam, … Continue reading

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NASA’s next Mars rover will get one of these 9 names – Space.com January 21, 2020

I saw this last night NASA’s next Mars rover will get one of these 9 names – Space.com: https://www.space.com/nasa-mars-2020-rover-name-finalists.html and thought about making it this week’s Space Saturdays post. However, the voting ends January 28, 2020 which meant I should … Continue reading

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What will NASA’s Mars 2020 rover be called? There’s 155 names on the shortlist. Space.com – Space Saturdays January 18, 2020

This week’s Space Saturdays choice is What will NASA’s Mars 2020 rover be called? There’s 155 names on the shortlist. Space.com: https://www.space.com/mars-2020-rover-naming-contest-semifinalists.html. The article has a lot more information in it. By Mike Wall January 17, 2020 The semifinalists run … Continue reading

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China may have over 40 space launches in 2020 – Space Daily – Space Saturdays January 11, 2020

This week’s Space Saturdays choice is China may have over 40 space launches in 2020 – Space Daily: https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/01/02/good-weather-predicted-for-cape-canaverals-first-launch-of-2020/. The article has a lot more information in it. by Staff Writers Beijing (XNA) Jan 06, 2020 China’s aerospace industry will … Continue reading

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Good weather predicted for Cape Canaveral’s first launch of 2020 – Spaceflight Now – Space Saturdays January 4, 2020

This week’s Space Saturdays choice is Good weather predicted for Cape Canaveral’s first launch of 2020 – Spaceflight Now: https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/01/02/good-weather-predicted-for-cape-canaverals-first-launch-of-2020/. The article has a lot more information to it. January 2, 2020 Stephen Clark Forecasters predict near-ideal weather conditions Monday … Continue reading

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China’s Huge Long March 5 Rocket Returns to Flight in Dazzling Nighttime Launch — Space – Space Saturdays December 28, 2019

Space Saturdays choices tend to be feast or famine. This week it is feast. I went with this article on Space.com – China’s Huge Long March 5 Rocket Returns to Flight in Dazzling Nighttime Launch – Space: https://www.space.com/china-long-march-5-rocket-2019-launch-success.html. By Tariq … Continue reading

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At Stennis Space Center, Angelica Baker has one of the coolest jobs in NASA — At Stennis Space Center, Angelica Baker has one of the coolest jobs in NASA — Mississippi Business Journal – Space Saturdays December 21, 2019

When Angelica Baker was young, her mother took her to a local library for preschool storytime. On that day, the library was hosting a NASA astronaut, who spoke to the children about space and even helped them try on a … Continue reading

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NASA gives go-ahead for Starliner test flight to space station – Space Saturdays December 14, 2019

I saw this afternoon and thought it was a good Space Saturdays post – NASA gives go-ahead for Starliner test flight to space station – Space Saturdays December 14, 2019: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/12/12/nasa-gives-go-ahead-for-starliner-test-flight-to-space-station/. December 12, 2019 Stephen Clark –snip– NASA officials cleared … Continue reading

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Who Found Chandrayaan-2 Vikram First? – Space Saturdays December 7, 2019

Thought this was an interesting point. Back shortly after the lander was supposed to land, ISRO (India’s version of NASA) claimed they had discovered the lander and it was at an angle. They gave no details of where it was … Continue reading

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Astronaut Snoopy Floats on Space Station, Flies in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Space.com – Space Saturdays November 30, 2019

I saw this yesterday on Space.com – Astronaut Snoopy Floats on Space Station, Flies in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Space.com: https://www.space.com/astronaut-snoopy-on-space-station-thanksgiving-parade-2019.html. Looks like the toy Astronaut Snoopy is available and on sale right now – see link above for … Continue reading

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