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NASA Whats Up for January

NASACast: What's Up? Video Podcasts

What's Up? -- A monthly video that gives tips for where you can find the moon, planets and stars in the night sky. Also includes amateur astronomy news and updates on NASA missions.

FaviconWhat's Up - January 2017

Posted on: 30 Dec 2016, 3:59 pm

Meteors from a demoted constellation, Venus high, comet 45P low and the best of Vesta.

ESO European Southern Observatory ESOcast

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ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier with our host Doctor J, a.k.a. Dr. Joe Liske.

FaviconESOcast 92 Light: ALMA Starts Observing the Sun

Posted on: 17 Jan 2017, 9:00 am


Hubblecast HD

The latest news about astronomy, space and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope presented in High Definition is only for devices that play High Definition video (not iPhone or iPod). To watch the Hubblecast on your iPod and/or iPhone, please download the Standard Definition version also available on iTunes.

FaviconHubblecast 97: Hubble, exoplanets and the hunt for life

Posted on: 15 Dec 2016, 9:00 am

Since astronomers discovered that the stars in the sky are other suns, humanity has wondered if they are also orbited by planets and if those planets host alien life. Since the discovery of the first exoplanet only 25 years ago Hubble is among the many instruments trying to answer these questions. This new Hubblecast tells the story of what we know so far and what we can hope for in the future.

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

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FaviconA Master Plan to Become an Astronaut 17 Jan 2017, 2:37 pm

Shrikant Pandya was born and raised in a small town in western India, and attended elementary school in Florida. In third grade, his class went on a field trip to a shipbuilding dock, and he decided then and there to be an engineer. His parents told him later that airplanes and rockets were his real passion at that age.

FaviconUnique Tiltrotor Test Rig to Begin Operational Runs at NASA Ames 13 Jan 2017, 10:05 am

Unprecedented Tiltrotor Aircraft Testing to Begin at NASA Ames

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconNASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough on Jan. 13 Spacewalk 17 Jan 2017, 11:29 am

Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA at work outside the International Space Station on Jan. 13, 2017, in a photo taken by fellow spacewalker Thomas Pesquet of ESA. The two astronauts successfully installed three new adapter plates and hooked up electrical connections for three of the six new lithium-ion batteries on the station.

FaviconCrescent Jupiter with the Great Red Spot 13 Jan 2017, 1:00 pm

This image of a crescent Jupiter and the iconic Great Red Spot was created by a citizen scientist (Roman Tkachenko) using data from Juno's JunoCam instrument.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconFly Me to the Moon 

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FaviconGeostationary Highway through Orion 

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Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon Giant Mystery Wave Spotted in Atmosphere of Venus

A huge wave has been spotted in the upper atmosphere of Venus, baffling scientists because it's staying so still.

Favicon Video: Huge Rocket's Tank Test Stand Rises to the Sky

A giant rocket-tank test stand rises to the sky in a new video released by NASA. The agency showed off the two-year time lapse as part of an announcement that construction is complete on the stand.

Faces of the Moon A new book by ASNH member Bob Crelin Click the book below for information on the book

There Once Was A Sky Full Of Stars A new book by ASNH member Bob Crelin Click the book below for information on the book

The 100 Best Targets for Astrophotography A new book by ASNH member Ruben Kier Click the book below for a review from Springer.com

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