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Astronomy Weekend of the 18th to 25th

What’s going on in the sky over the weekend? Tonight, Friday 18th, you can point your telescope toward Saturn and check out some of the moons. Those with a medium to large telescope will have…


Life on Venus

Life on…Venus? Hang on. I thought that we were all eventually moving to Mars! Rocket Labs is planning to search for life on Venus and they have no plans to stop at one mission. The…


Asteroid Buzz

Two asteroids just buzzed by the earth! Just how close did those huge space rocks come to slamming into us? Closer than you may think! All it takes is one asteroid bigger than a car…


The Hunt For New Life

TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) will examine 400,000 stars across the sky to capture a glimpse of a planet moving across its star’s face. The TESS Habitable Zone Star Catalog contains the most promising target…




First Space Force Mission Has Virus Precautions

The United States Space Force launched its very initial national security satellite with a smaller staff because of the social distancing protocols for COVID-19. The satellite is worth about 1 Billion USD and it is…



 Pluto Has an Icy Heart and It Produces Cold Winds

Pluto’s heart is made of nitrogen and it controls the planet’s winds. Based on new research, it may even become the precursor to the features of the planet’s surface. Fondly called Tombaugh Regio, Pluto’s heart-shaped…