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Whats in the Air Over Saturn?

Interesting images captured by Cassini show us the sky over Saturn’s north pole, spanned by a hexagon of clouds in fixed rotation with the gas giant. The scientists at NASA aren’t quite sure what is

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Welt Raum Fahrt - Space 1960

On a trip to Vienna last week, I was happy as a clam to find a copy of “Das Bildbuch der Welt Raum Fahrt,” [Picture Book of Space Travel] which documents the latest advances in Space Trav

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Race to the Moon

For some reason September 2007 is Moon month, or is that an oxymoron? At MIT, the film In the Shadow of the Moon was launched with a free reception and discussion. Ten years in the making, this film p

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Rocks below, Stars above

Little did I know when writing the previous post that Google was cooking up SKY for their latest version (4.2) of GoogleEarth! Now, the greenest tyro can download GoogleEarth, click on Sky, and begin

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Space Junk Video

The Center for Space Standards & Innovation has some interesting videos of earth orbiting satellites. The satellite destroyed by a missile launched from Xichang, Sichuan (China) is depicted in a h