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A New View of Jupiter’s Storms – NASA September 17, 2020 – Space Saturdays September 19, 2020

I saw this announcement last night on NASA – A New View of Jupiter’s Storms: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/a-new-view-of-jupiters-storms/. The article also has a photo of Jupiter. The article is longer, but thought to cut it to keep it brief. Worth a read … Continue reading

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New Chinese Space Plane Landed At Mysterious Air Base, Evidence Suggests – NPR September 9, 2020 – Space Saturdays September 12, 2020

I saw this announcement several days ago on NPR – New Chinese Space Plane Landed At Mysterious Air Base, Evidence Suggests: https://www.npr.org/2020/09/09/911113352/new-chinese-space-plane-landed-at-mysterious-air-base-evidence-suggests. The article also has an audio clip. The article is longer, but thought to cut it to keep … Continue reading

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See Mars rendezvous with the moon this Labor Day weekend – Space.com September 4, 2020 – Space Saturdays September 5, 2020

I saw this announcement last night on Space.com – See Mars rendezvous with the moon this Labor Day weekend: https://www.space.com/see-mars-moon-labor-day-2020-weekend-skywatching.html. The article also has a video clip. The article is longer, but decided to keep it brief. Next month, October … Continue reading

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Boeing’s Starliner could launch to the space station in December – Space.com August 28, 2020 – Space Saturdays August 29, 2020

I saw this announcement last night on Space.com – Boeing’s Starliner could launch to the space station in December: : https://www.space.com/boeing-orbital-flight-test-2-december-2020-launch.html. The article also has a video clip. The article is longer, but decided to keep it brief. Worth a … Continue reading

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India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission hits 1-year mark in lunar orbit – CBS News July 23, 2020 – Space Saturdays August 22, 2020

I saw this announcement last night –  India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission hits 1-year mark in lunar orbit – Space.com August 21, 2020: https://www.space.com/india-chandrayaan-2-moon-mission-one-year-in-orbit.html. The article also has a video clip. By Elizabeth Howell 4 hours ago It could last another … Continue reading

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China launches ambitious Mars mission – CBS News July 23, 2020 – Space Saturdays August 15, 2020

I missed this announcement earlier, but I saw it on CBS News – China launches ambitious Mars mission: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/china-tianwen-1-orbiter-unmanned-launch-mars/. The article goes into a few details than I included below. The article also has a video clip. By William Harwood … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights Space.com – Space Saturdays August 8, 2020

I hadn’t noticed this earlier, but I saw this on Space.com – Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights: https://www.space.com/virgin-galactic-nasa-private-astronaut-training-program.html. The article goes into more details than I included below. By Chelsea Gohd June 22, … Continue reading

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NASA Astronauts in Space to Discuss Upcoming SpaceX Crew Dragon Return – Space Saturdays August 1, 2020

Updated late night August 1, 2020: looks like the crew undocked timely and are on their way back to Earth. There are 7 possible landing spots – 4 in the Gulf of Mexico and 3 in the Atlantic Ocean. Weather … Continue reading

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On This Day in Space! July 25, 1984: Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya makes the 1st spacewalk by a woman – Space.com Space Saturdays July 25, 2020

Thought this was a good Space Saturdays post – On This Day in Space! July 25, 1984: Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya makes the 1st spacewalk by a woman. There is a video in the link. By Hanneke Weitering – Associate Editor … Continue reading

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Don’t miss Comet NEOWISE in the evening sky now. It won’t be back for 6,800 years. – Space.com Space Saturdays July 18, 2020

Last week, I chose How to see Comet NEOWISE in the night sky this month – Space.com Space Saturdays July 11, 2020 for Space Saturdays. Today I checked Space.com and noticed an article from July 15, 2020 – Don’t miss … Continue reading

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