Perseids meteor shower

How Amateur Astronomers Can Help LADEE

by David Dickinson June 27, 2013

You can help NASA’s upcoming lunar mission. NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is slated to lift off from Wallops Island this September 5th in a spectacular night launch. LADEE will be the first mission departing Wallops to venture beyond low Earth orbit. A joint collaboration between NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center & the AMES […]

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Get Ready for the Perseids: Join the World in Watching

by Nancy Atkinson July 30, 2010

This year’s Perseid meteor shower on August 11-14 is predicted to be one of the best in recent years, and if this awesome trailer from “MeteorWatch” organizer Adrian West doesn’t get you excited, then nothing will! Who knew meteors could be such a heart-pumping thrill ride! If you haven’t heard of MeteorWatch, it is a […]

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