Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 24.08.17

Front Page / Titelseite

Watch the International Space Station Cross Over the Eclipsed Sun
Sky gazers watching today’s Great American Solar Eclipse were treated to a rare view of the International Space Station (ISS) when the spacecraft flew past a partial eclipse of the sun….
Why We Should Send All Our Politicians to Space
Our world is far from perfect. While the world has been getting better in many ways, we are also continuously faced with challenges. War, political conflict, and social injustices continue…
Nighttime Snowstorms May Swirl Across Mars
Mars may experience snowstorms at night, a new study finds, suggesting that the Martian atmosphere is far more active than previously thought. Mars is dry compared to Earth: Its cold nature…

Read full newspaper / Gesamte Ausgabe lesen

Astronomie ohne Teleskop: Vorschau für September 2017

In dieser Blogartikelserie gebe ich eine Vorschau auf den Sternhimmel des nächsten Monats und von astronomischen Ereignissen, die ohne Teleskop betrachtet werden können. D.h. es werden nur das bloße Auge oder maximal ein Fernglas benötigt.

Verlinkung innerhalb dieser Serie:

Sonnenaufgang und -untergang, Mondsichtbarkeiten

Die Sonnenaufgangs- und untergangszeiten (MESZ) im September sind für Berlin:

  • 01.09.17: Aufgang: 06:17, Untergang: 19:54
  • 16.09.17: Aufgang: 06:42, Untergang: 19:19
  • 30.09.17: Aufgang: 07:04, Untergang: 18:45

Die folgende Tabelle der Monddaten wurde mit calsky.com erstellt. Sie gelten für Berlin:

Mondphasen für September 2017 (Berlin)

Vollständigen Artikel lesen

Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 17.08.17

 

Front Page / Titelseite

We Explored NASA`s Concept Mars Rover, and It Was Out of This...
In 2017, we’re celebrating 50 years as ESA’s mission control centre! Here’s a peak into what we do best #ESOC50 https://t.co/VlqS3xya6N
Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System
Loading… Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System Ten spacecraft, from ESA’s Venus Express to NASA’s Voyager-2, felt the…
Science-Laden Dragon Arrives at Space Station after Flawless...
A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft packed to the brink with science gear and supplies parked ten meters from the International Space Station on Wednesday to be captured by the Station’s…
Dragon Installed to Station for Month of Cargo Swaps
The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was berthed to the Harmony module of the International Space Station at 9:07 a.m. EDT. The hatch between the newly arrived spacecraft and the Harmony…
SpaceX startet CRS-12
Am 14. August um 18:31 mitteleuropäische Zeit begann planmäßig die ISS-Versorgungsmission CRS-12 (wobei CRS für Commercial Resupply Service steht). Dabei brachte eine Falcon 9 von…
SpaceX Launches Cargo Resupply Mission to the Space Station
©NASA Experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the origin of cosmic rays are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft…
Videos: Falcon 9 lifts Dragon to Orbit, 1st Stage Returns to...
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A at 16:31:37 UTC on August 14, 2017 with the twelfth operational Dragon spacecraft headed to the…

Read full newspaper / Gesamte Ausgabe lesen

Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 10.08.17

Front Page / Titelseite

We Explored NASA`s Concept Mars Rover, and It Was Out of This...
NEW YORK – Automakers aren’t the only ones who make concept cars. NASA does too, but this one is for off-roading on Mars. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Mars rover concept…
Pluto Probe May Get 2 Objects for Price of 1 During Next Flyby
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft may double its pleasure during its next deep-space flyby 16 months from now. On Jan. 1, 2019, New Horizons is scheduled to have a close encounter with a body…
Was man vom Schatten eines fernen Asteroiden lernen kann
Die Zeit vergeht! Jetzt ist es auch schon wieder mehr als zwei Jahre her das die Raumsonde New Horizons am Pluto vorbei geflogen ist. Und es dauert keine zwei Jahre mehr, bis der nächste…
Cassini to Begin Final Five Orbits Around Saturn
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will enter new territory in its final mission phase, the Grand Finale, as it prepares to embark on a set of ultra-close passes through Saturn’s upper atmosphere…
ESA-Astronaut Alexander Gerst beim Sommerfest in Künzelsau &...
Der deutsche ESA-Astronaut Alexander Gerst wird die Ausstellung „Das neue Bild vom Nachbarn Mars“ des Deutschen Zentrums für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) am 11. August 2017 im neuen…
Viele deutsche Experimente Gerst bekommt im All Assistenten -...
Alexander Gerst startet im kommenden April erneut ins All. Er ist dann sogar der erste deutsche Astronaut, der zeitweise das Kommando übernimmt. Zudem warten auf den 41-Jährigen viele…
Voyager - Send a #MessageToVoyager!
Join NASA in celebrating the Voyager mission’s 40 years of exploring space. Inspired by the messages of goodwill carried on Voyager’s Golden Record, you’re invited to send via social media…

Read full newspaper / Gesamte Ausgabe lesen

Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 03.08.2017

Front Page / Titelseite

Perfect 10: the lightweight Vega orbits OPTSAT-3000 and Venµs...
For the second time this year – and the 10th overall since entering service in 2012 – Vega has successfully launched a payload from the Spaceport, with this lightweight vehicle’s latest…
Video: Vega ups to 10/10 with successful Nighttime Launch from...
Europe’s Vega rocket lifted off from the ZLV Launch Site at the Guiana Space Center at 1:58:33 UTC on August 2, 2017 – heading off on a multi-orbit mission with a pair of Israeli-built…
Arianespace: Vega startet erneut zu erfolgreicher Mission
Die leichtgewichtige Rakete hat die beiden Überwachungssatelliten OPTSAT-3000 und Venus am Dienstag in die sonnensynchrone Umlaufbahn gebracht. Seit der Inbetriebnahme 2012 war es der…
Where Will the Space Launch System Take Us? Preparing For The...
NASA is in an awkward in-between time right now. Since the beginning of the space age, the agency has had the ability to send its astronauts into space. The first American to go to space,…
Soyuz MS-05 Launched to the ISS
Soyuz Launches to the International Space Station With Expedition 52/53 Crew (With video) “ About four minutes prior to launch, the space station flew over the launch site and was flying…
New Crew Arrives at Space Station After Speedy 6-Hour Trip
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a crew of three linked up with the International Space Station on Friday (July 28), doubling the orbiting lab’s population and kicking off a five-month mission…
Videos: Soyuz Launch Day Activities & Sunset Liftoff
Russia’s trusted Soyuz FG rocket blasted off at sunset on Friday, thundering off on a nine-minute climb into orbit with a three-man crew from Russia, the U.S. and Italy.
New Crew Docks to Station
The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft docked to the International Space Station at 5:54 p.m. EDT while both spacecraft were flying over Germany. Aboard the space station, Expedition 52 Commander…
Russian-U.S.-Italian Crew Trio Arrives at ISS after Express...
A Russian Commander and Flight Engineers from the U.S. and Italy lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at sunset on Friday, riding a Soyuz FG rocket into orbit to embark on an express…
Three-man crew reaches International Space Station
file image A three-man space crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday arrived at the International Space Station for a five-month mission Friday. Footage broadcast by…
Internationale Raumstation : Neue Crew-Mitglieder erreichen ISS
Wie die Raumfahrtbehörde Nasa mitteilte, sind nun wieder sechs Personen an Bord der internationalen Raumstation. Die Sojus-Rakete war zuvor vom kasachischen Weltraumbahnhof Baikonur aus…

Real full newspaper / Gesamte Ausgabe lesen