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Demo-2’s Rescheduled Launch

Starting at 10:00 this morning, I’ll be watching NASA Live’s coverage of the rescheduled Demo-2 launch. That’s 10:00 this morning in Minnesota. It’ll be 15:00 UTC. The launch itself will, if all goes well and weather permits, be at 2:22 … Continue reading

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Another Small Step: Demo-2

I started watching NASA’s streaming video coverage of the Demo-2 launch Wednesday noon. I’d have kept watching for the next three hours or so. But Wednesday afternoon is when I spend an hour at Eucharistic adoration. Interested as I am … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Pandemic

COVID-19, a coronavirus disease, has been headline news since last December. By March 11, 2020, we had more than 122,000 known cases in 120 countries and territories. 6,100 of those were serious. The March 11 death toll was 4,300 — … Continue reading

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Commercial Spaceflight: Another Step

The SpaceX Crew Dragon demonstration and test flight has gone well. The spacecraft returns to Earth Friday morning. Folks may be riding Crew Dragon to and from the ISS later this year. I found quite a bit about space stations, … Continue reading

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