Event Reports

Jul 30

The Telescope is Moved to Mt. Meru Observatory

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - July 23 I arrived yesterday to Tanzania and the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory, operated by the Organization for Science Education and Observatory. I am immediately reminded of... Read More...

Jul 30

Telescopes to Tanzania Project Update

by Kai Staats

Kai Staats has returned to Tanzania to work with Telescopes to Tanzania Astronomy Ambassadors for the installation of the upgraded, 1969 12.5" Cave-Cassegrain at the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory. This... Read More...

Jul 30

Tanzania Touchdown

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - July 22, 2019 I am safely arrived to Meru, Tanzania. Tomorrow I meet with the board of directors for the science center and observatory, then work with... Read More...

Jul 30

Kai Prepares to Return to Tanzania

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - July 18 In just 48 hours I will board a flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. There, we will unpack and reassemble the historic Cave-Cassegrain telescope initially refurbished by... Read More...

Jul 27

Lecture: The Moon Revisited: 50 Years After Apollo, A Gateway to Mars

This is a free, public program sponsored by www.MontaukObservatory.com Seating is limited. To register for free tickets, go to: https://emmart.eventbrite.com https://emmart.eventbrite.com Join Carter Emmart for a lively, illustrated walk through... Read More...

Jul 26

Astronomy and Cloudy Skies

Observational astronomy is one of the most appealing aspects of astronomy. Be it in gazing at the starry skies, looking through a telescope, or capturing the beauty through a camera,... Read More...

Jul 26

ASTRONOMY FOR YOUTH – COCHABAMBA, BOLIVIA EVENT #IAU100 #MOONLANDING50

Hello Astronomers! As part of worldwide events in #MoonLanging50 and #IAU100. An event dedicated for youth on development of Astronomy in Cochabamba Bolivia was realized. Astronomy for Youth – Cochabamba,... Read More...

Jul 25

Astrotreasures in Romania (5)

The Barsana Monastery was founded in 1326, remaining Christian Orthodox all the time, in spite of the Magyar and Austrian pressures. It was remade in 1993 as both a culmination... Read More...

Jul 21

Happy [email protected] Landing!

WOW!! Want to experience Neil Armstrong's iconic first step on the Moon as exactly it was happening 50 years ago (at 9:56pm Central)? Hear the voice loops between the crew... Read More...

Jul 20

Moon eclipse recorded on 16th of July 2019

This partial moon eclipse was taken by Institue of Astronomy, Sri Lanka Read More...

Jul 19

Why the Lunar Module Looked So Much Like a Moon Bug

(article by Elizabeth Howell) No seats? No problem. Throwing away seating was just one of the innovative design compromises NASA made to get astronauts safely on the lunar surface for... Read More...

Jul 19

Soyuz Heads to the Launch Pad in Black and White

Soyuz Heads to the Launch Pad in Black and White https://www.nasa.gov/…/soyuz-heads-to-the-launch-pad-in-bla… In this black and white infrared image, the Soyuz rocket is seen as it transported to the launch... Read More...

Jul 19

Photos Taken From The International Space Station

30 Photos Taken From The International Space Station That Are Literally Out Of This World (article by Giedrė Vaičiulaitytė) For thousands of years, people looked up at the night sky... Read More...

Jul 19

Special Live Apollo Anniversary Show

TODAY July 19: Tune in to NASA TV ( www.nasa.gov/ntv ) at Noon CT for Special Live Apollo Anniversary Show! Read More...

Jul 19

Space to Ground: History's Greatest Adventure

Space to Ground: History's Greatest Adventure: 07/19/2019 NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #AskNASA... Read More...

Jul 19

Sunset Into Night

-Peaceful transition. Always fading into Night. Each sunset divine. The photo was captured on Sept. 4, 2014 in S. California. Photo credit: Andee Sherwood Read More...

Jul 18

Partial Eclipse of the Moon

Partial Eclipse of the Moon in Goiás was a beautiful spectacle, with great attendance of the public even in a commercial day besides widespread publicity in the media. Our meeting... Read More...

Jul 18

Partial Eclipse of the Moon

Partial Eclipse of the Moon in Goiás was a beautiful spectacle, with great attendance of the public even in a commercial day besides widespread publicity in the media. Our meeting... Read More...