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Christmas in Space: Celebrating on the ISS

As the song says, “I’ll be home for Christmas….” Here’s a 74-second video I enjoyed this Sunday morning. Maybe you will, too. “Christmas on the International Space Station” NASA Johnson, YouTube (December 21, 2017) “This month is the eighteenth December … Continue reading

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Crew Dragon Demo-2 Returning

Update August 2, 2020 3:30 p.m. They’re back. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley rode Crew Dragon Endeavour down to the Gulf of Mexico, off the Pensacola coast. They’re on SpaceX recovery shop GO Navigator, headed back to Florida. Bob … Continue reading

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Mars 2020 Mission Launched

I watched NASA’s Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter take off at 6:50 this morning, 11:50 UTC. (July 30, 2020) If I heard coverage of the launch correctly, it wasn’t perfect. The Atlas V took off a few milliseconds early. A … Continue reading

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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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