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DIY Space: Print Your Own Spacecraft

Have you ever wanted to build the Kepler satellite?  What about the current crowd favorite, the International Sun Earth Explorer-3 (ISEE-3)?  Or maybe you appreciate textures and just want to touch things, such as the moon’s surface, space shuttle flight panels (with switches),  or the surface of Chiron.   368 more words



Akan is the only moon of the Planet Ashanti in the Planetary System LHS3262. Characterized by a dark brownish rocky surface it is likely to be rich in Iron ores.



25 years ago we met this beauty...

On August 25, 1989, Voyager 2 passed by Neptune, giving us the first pictures of this beauty, up close and personal.  Before then, all we had were pictures of a dot in the sky.   152 more words


August 2014 New Moon Ritual

The members of SLPS gathered on Saturday, August 23, 2014 to honor the new moon, set goals, and work magic. Talks of the fall service project and rededication to the craft all took place. 7 more words


Nir Meiri's Double-headed Two Moons Lamp Mimics Celestial Bodies

Tel Aviv designer Nir Meiri has produced a lamp with two circular diffusers that every single look like a glowing complete moon (+ slideshow).

Nir Meiri made the 2 Moons lamp after a trip into the Israeli desert. 23 more words

New Moon Monday

I love it when it’s a new moon on a Monday.

Monday, of course, being Moon day.

Therefore, my friends, I wish you all a glorious Moon Day and hope that all your visions are clear.


NASA unveils the most detailed map yet of Neptune's moon Triton

(A false-colour close-up view of Triton – Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

25 years ago, in the summer of 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 became the first, and only, spacecraft to visit the Neptune system, providing Earth with its first ever glimpse of the gas giant and its moon Triton. 333 more words