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Remembering Skylab's Final Orbits

Remember this map of doom/excitement? 

If you remember that map and those three red orbit lines in 1979, you’ll also remember that Skylab’s demise was sooo exciting to the world. 296 more words


Targeted Crime

– “The police said the community is not in danger because it was a targeted incident.”
– “Yeah… I feel so much better knowing we are not in danger, but there are targets moving around our community.”


Astro Digital launched its first imaging satellites

The global imaging and analysis company, Astro Digital, has sent its first imaging satellites into space early this morning as part of larger payload launched by the Russian company… 928 more words


Mike Missed Another Solar Eclipse...

– “Sadly, with his instruments pointing at Earth, Mike missed another solar eclipse…”
– “What is everybody talking about??? I only see this huge planet in front of me…”


Telstar - a satellite that 'talks' from space

It was on Tuesday 10th July 1962 that Telstar – the first privately owned satellite – was launched on top of a Thor-Delta rocket. It successfully relayed through space the first television pictures, telephone calls, and fax images. 121 more words