Jupiter and Mars play an important role in the eighth lunation of 2014. Jupiter in close but waning conjunction to the new Moon in tropical Leo tells us this is a month of ambitions, for pulling the stops out, getting the most out of life and taking back ownership of our personal roles within the bigger picture. 916 more words
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It’s been a while since I put a post together. I thought some of the space exploration highlights to come were worth a note, so here are a few I’m watching develop. 320 more words
(Visualisation of Venus Express during its aerobraking manoeuvre – Photo Credit: ESA/C. Carreau)
The European Space Agency’s Venus Express spacecraft has successfully completed it’s final orbital correction manoeuvre without any problems, invalidating concerns that the craft could run out of fuel and prematurely crash into Venus.