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Chandra X-Ray Observatory: 15 years in orbit

Actually, it was 15 years yesterday, but it’s still worth reporting.  ;-)  Here’s a nice video of the night launch, telescope deploy, and remainder of the mission, narrated by crew: 140 more words

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Thoughts on a Thursday - When Worlds Collide

Really, the title is just an excuse to use a space image :-)

Picture courtesy of hubblesite

Tonight I am very late posting as I have been working and I have not had much time to even think about this – I only finished up at 11pm! 107 more words

Space junk overload

Have you ever seen fruit flies going apeshit over a rotting tomato? Well, that’s a less elegant version of what Earth’s ever expanding pile of space junk looks like. 494 more words

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Progress changeout in . . . er, progress

Progress M-23M undocked from the ISS a few days ago, and will perform a few engineering tests over the next few week before beginning a destructive reentry. 36 more words

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4-Month Mock Mars Mission Wraps Up in Hawaii Friday

Six mock Mars mission crewmembers are preparing to come back to the real world at the end of the week.The second Hawaii Space Exploration Analog & Simulation mission, known as Hi-SEAS 2, wraps up on Friday July 25, ending four months of simulated Mars exploration on Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano. 10 more words

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