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08/26/2014 - Ephemeris - The Great Rift

Ephemeris for Tuesday, August 26th.  The sun rises at 6:57.  It’ll be up for 13 hours and 31 minutes, setting at 8:29.   The moon, 1 day past new, will set at 8:45 this evening. 166 more words

Ephemeris Program

Timelapse video captures Cygnus' departure from the International Space Station

(Photo Credit: ESA)

Astronauts on the International Space Station have captured an amazing timelapse video showing Orbital Science’s Cygnus Orb-2 cargo spacecraft departing the orbiting complex on 15th August 2014 81 more words


Taking out the trash -- with STYLE!

Cygnus has returned to Earth . . . technically.  Yesterday, the spacecraft made a firey reentry, burning up in the atmosphere over the south Pacific.  The ISS crew had a lovely view of the destructive reentry, as it was night over that part of the Earth as they went overhead.   78 more words


U.S. Cygnus spacecraft completes 2nd ISS resupply mission

A commercial spacecraft operated by U.S. space company Orbital Sciences Corp. left the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday morning, completing its second official cargo resupply mission to the orbiting lab, U.S. 237 more words