Orion

NASA Unveils Orion’s Powerful Delta IV Heavy Rocket Boosters for Dec. 2014 Blastoff

by Ken Kremer March 20, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Production and assembly of virtually all of the key hardware elements for NASA’s eagerly anticipated Orion EFT-1 uncrewed test flight are either complete or nearing completion at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. […]

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US Air Force Space Surveillance Satellite Bumps NASA’s long awaited Orion Launch to Dec. 2014

by Ken Kremer March 19, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – The urgent need by the US Air Force to launch a pair of previously classified Space Situational Awareness satellites into Earth orbit this year on an accelerated schedule has bumped the inaugural blastoff of NASA’s highly anticipated Orion pathfinder manned capsule from September to December 2014. It’s a […]

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Virtual Star Party – March 16, 2014

by Fraser Cain March 16, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain & Scott Lewis Astronomers: David Dickinson, Gary Gonella, Mark Behrendt, Roy Salisbury, Stuart Forman Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Astrophoto: Gorgeous Panorama of the Orion & Horsehead Nebulae and Orion’s Belt

by Nancy Atkinson March 10, 2014

Astrophotographer Terry Hancock has been working on this for several weeks and the results are fabulous. This panoramic view of the Orion region includes two of the most recognizable objects in this constellation — the Orion Nebula and the Horsehead Nebula. It also takes a look at the three bright stars of Orion’s belt Alnitak […]

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Virtual Star Party – January 26, 2014: Our Missed Supernova!

by Fraser Cain January 26, 2014

Hosts: Fraser Cain and Scott Lewis (@baldastronomer) Astronomers: Stuart Foreman, Bill McLaughlin Commentary: Tom Nathe, David Dickinson (@astroguyz) Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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