Tag Archives: Space Saturdays

NASA funds nuclear power systems for possible use on the moon – Space June 23, 2022 – Space Saturday June 24, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – NASA funds nuclear power systems for possible use on the moon: https://www.space.com/nasa-contracts-nuclear-power-systems-moon/ Longer article. By Elizabeth Howell June 23, 2002 The new awards are part of a larger set of government nuclear initiatives. Three … Continue reading

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‘The Color of Space’: Watch NASA’s new documentary celebrating Black space explorers for Juneteenth – Space June 17, 2022 – Space Saturday June 18, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – ‘The Color of Space’: Watch NASA’s new documentary celebrating Black space explorers for Juneteenth: https://www.space.com/nasa-documentary-black-space-explorers-juneteenth/ Longer article. By Elizabeth Howell June 17, 2002 The 50-minute video includes a joint conversation between seven current and … Continue reading

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Space Center Houston celebrates Artemis with new exhibit, Moon2Mars festival – Space June 10, 2022 – Space Saturday June 11, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – Space Center Houston celebrates Artemis with new exhibit, Moon2Mars festival: https://www.space.com/artemis-moon2mars-festival-space-center-houston/ Longer article. By Robert Z. Pearlman June 10, 2002 Festival open to the public Friday through Sunday, June 10-12. NASA’s Artemis program has … Continue reading

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The ‘supermoon’ season of 2022 continues with the Full Strawberry Moon on June 14 – Space June 3, 2022 – Space Saturday June 4, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – The ‘supermoon’ season of 2022 continues with the Full Strawberry Moon on June 14: https://www.space.com/supermoon-season-2022-june-full-moon/ Longer article. By Elizabeth Howell June 3, 2022 June’s full moon is the second of four back-to-back “supermoons” and … Continue reading

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South Pole aurora dances around total lunar eclipse in stunning astronomer photo – Space May 27, 2022 – Space Saturday May 28, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – South Pole aurora dances around total lunar eclipse in stunning astronomer photo: https://www.space.com/lunar-eclipse-aurora-above-south-pole-telescope/ Longer article. By Tereza Pultarova May 27, 2022 Astronomer Aman Chokshi took this image of the May Super Flower Blood Moon … Continue reading

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Boeing’s Starliner is chasing the International Space Station. Watch its historic docking tonight. – Space May 20, 2022 – Space Saturday May 21, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – Boeing’s Starliner is chasing the International Space Station. Watch its historic docking tonight.. https://www.space.com/boeing-starliner-docking-international-space-station/ Longer article. By Mike Wall May 20, 2022 Docking is expected around 7:10 p.m. EDT (2310 GMT) on Friday (May … Continue reading

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Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse: Is it the 1st of 4 supermoons? – Space May 13, 2022 – Space Saturday May 14, 2022

I saw this recently on Space.com – Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse: Is it the 1st of 4 supermoons?: https://www.space.com/super-flower-blood-moon-eclipse-may-2022-espenak. Longer article. By Elizabeth Howell May 13, 2022 Retired astrophysicist Fred Espenak has been observing the moon for about 60 … Continue reading

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Humanity will go to Mars ‘in this decade,’ SpaceX president predicts – Space May 6, 2022 – Space Saturday May 7, 2022

I saw this recently on Space – Humanity will go to Mars ‘in this decade,’ SpaceX president predicts: https://www.space.com/humanity-mars-2020s-spacex-president-shotwell/ Slightly longer article, but here’s what I considered the first portion of the article. I thought it was a good Space … Continue reading

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Japan’s asteroid samples faced surprise challenges on Earth: A pandemic, traffic jams and airport security – Space April 29, 2022 – Space Saturday April 30, 2022

I saw this recently on Space – Japan’s asteroid samples faced surprise challenges on Earth: A pandemic, traffic jams and airport security: https://www.space.com/hayabusa2-asteroid-samples-japan-nasa-travel-challenges/ Slightly longer article, but here’s what I considered the first portion of the article. I thought it … Continue reading

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Partial solar eclipse of April 2022: When and where it is and how to watch it online – Space April 22, 2022 – Space Saturday April 23, 2022

I saw this recently on Space – Partial solar eclipse of April 2022: When and where it is and how to watch it online: https://www.space.com/partial-solar-eclipse-april-2022-guide/. Slightly longer article, but here’s what I considered the first portion of the article. I … Continue reading

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