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Latest Chandrayaan-2 Update – Space Saturdays September 14, 2019

I started this post yesterday and am posting it later today on the possibility that some good news will happen. The latest update appears to be that NASA is trying to help India out in contacting the lander. In addition, … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan 2 Lander Vikram Updates – YouTube Videos

As I posted in Chandrayaan-2 Update – Space Saturdays September 7, 2019, I plan on following the progress of the search efforts. I found a few updates on Chandrayaan-2 this afternoon. It looks like it landed at a titled angle, based … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan-2 Update – Space Saturdays September 7, 2019

I started this post shortly after hearing about the likelihood the Chandrayaan-2  likely had crashed. When I checked about 2 hours ago, there were a few still holding hope there was a communication problem and the lander had successfully landed. … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan-2 Space Saturdays August 31, 2019

I first mentioned Chandrayaan-2 in this post, Chandrayaan-1 Space Saturdays April 20, 2019. It successfully launched July 22, 2019 and is scheduled to land on the Moon September 7, 2019 – https://www.isro.gov.in/chandrayaan2-home-0 and  https://earthsky.org/space/india-chandrayaan-2-due-to-land-moon-sept-7-2019. Here’s to a successful landing. This will … Continue reading

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Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet – Space Saturdays – August 24, 2019

Thought I would focus on the planet Venus for this week’s Space Saturdays post – Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet – Space Saturdays: https://www.space.com/44-venus-second-planet-from-the-sun-brightest-planet-in-solar-system.html. Research & exploration The United States, Soviet Union, European Space Agency and … Continue reading

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Marshall to Lead Human Landing System Development on This Week @NASA – August 16, 2019 – YouTube Video Space Saturdays August 17, 2019

I chose this YouTube video for Space Saturdays August 17, 2019 – Marshall to Lead Human Landing System Development on This Week @NASA – August 16, 2019 – YouTube Video Space Saturdays: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1-6h4Wj6Aw (around 2:47 minutes long). Past Space Saturdays: … Continue reading

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An Asteroid Bigger Than the Empire State Building Will Pass Earth Soon. But Don’t Worry – Space Saturdays August 3, 2019

For this week’s Space Saturdays post, I chose An Asteroid Bigger Than the Empire State Building Will Pass Earth Soon. But Don’t Worry: https://www.space.com/large-asteroid-2006-QQ23-earth-flyby.html. On Aug. 10, Asteroid 2006 QQ23 will fly within 0.049 astronomical units (4.6 million miles) of … Continue reading

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DRAGON RESUPPLY MISSION (CRS-18) LAUNCH – Space Saturdays July 27, 2019

For this week’s Space Saturdays post – DRAGON RESUPPLY MISSION (CRS-18) LAUNCH: https://www.spacex.com/news/2019/07/25/dragon-resupply-mission-crs-18-launch. At 6:01 p.m. EDT, or 22:01 UTC, on Thursday, July 25, SpaceX launched its eighteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-18) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at … Continue reading

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Armstrong Air and Space Museum, Wapakoneta, Ohio – Space Saturdays July 20, 2019

I decided this was a good choice for Space Saturdays – Armstrong Air and Space Museum, Wapakoneta, Ohio – Space Saturdays July 20, 2019: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/14759. Official Website: https://armstrongmuseum.org/ Visiting: https://armstrongmuseum.org/hours-and-admission  Hours and Admission From October to March: Tuesday – Saturday: … Continue reading

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Apollo 17: The Last Men on the Moon (Space Documentary) – Real Stories – YouTube Video / Space Saturdays July 13, 2019

I saw this on YouTube yesterday and decided it was a good fit for Space Saturdays – Apollo 17: The Last Men on the Moon (Space Documentary) – Real Stories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ0wep3qiO0 (about 56:04 minutes long). Past Space Saturdays: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/space-saturdays/  

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