CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — NASA will launch a research rocket from remote northern Australia this month in the agency’s first blast off from a commercial space port outside the United States.
Three suborbital sounding rockets will be launched from the Arnhem Space Center on Indigenous-owned land near the mining town of Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory on June 26, July 4 and 12, said NASA and the launch pad’s owner, Equatorial Launch Australia.
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LONDON (AP) — The British Museum will display what it says is the world’s oldest surviving map of the stars in a major upcoming exhibition on the Stonehenge stone circle.
The 3,600-year-old “Nebra Sky Disc,” first discovered in Germany in 1999, is one of the oldest surviving representations of the cosmos in the world and has never before been displayed in the U.K., the London museum said Monday.
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Throughout the year, the stars of the Rochester celestial dome make up a plethora of pictures and patterns. Most of what we see are the individual constellations that were used by ancient cultures as visual aides to tell tales of mythology that vary from culture to culture.
There are so many birds flying soaring in the night sky. Out of the 88 total constellations, nine of them are birds.
The baddest bird in the heavens without a doubt is Aquila the Eagle. According to Greek mythology, Aquila was the favorite pet of Zeus, the king of the gods of Mount Olympus.
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Teledyne e2v awarded second phase of €42M contract to provide custom image sensors for ESA PLATO mission
CHELMSFORD, United Kingdom, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded Teledyne e2v, a division of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), with the second phase of a €42M ($47M) contract to produce high-end Charge Coupled Device (CCD) visible light image sensors for the PLATO (Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars) mission.
GREENWICH — The night sky was overhead, but night had not yet fallen.
Sneakered third-graders sat in a semicircle, legs crossed, with backs to the edges of the gray inflatable dome that was creating this illusion of night at 9 a.m.
These long nights are blessed with some of the best constellations of the year. Bundle up, get out that comfy reclining lawn chair, brush away the snow if you have to, and enjoy the cold clear night delights.
Winter is one of best times for stargazing: Morgan Paskert
Guest columnist Morgan Paskert is on staff at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.
Winter is known for its cold temperatures and snowy skies, but did you know winter happens to be one of the best times of the year to go stargazing?
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A red-nosed reindeer in the stars? Not exactly … but I'm going to try to give you the closest thing in the Rochester night sky that has something to do with the magic of Rudolph.
The stories of most of the brighter constellations in our night skies involve Greek and Roman mythology, so it's really difficult to find one that has much to do with Christmas or reindeer.