Fly to and through the Orion Nebula.
From the European Southern Observatory.
The Mars 2020 launch as seen from 5000 feet up.
Dr. Becky Smethurst previews the upcoming month’s most notable sky events and then brings us up to date on important developments in astrophysics.
SpaceX DM-2 mission launched successfully 30 May 2020. If you missed, or want to re-live this historic event, here is a great video:
NASA and SpaceX yesterday (May 23 2020) completed the final rehearsal for the upcoming first manned launch of the Crew Dragon space craft. NASA Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken went through pre-launch procedures in preparation for the flight scheduled for Wednesday, 27 May 2020.
Weather conditions are a concern for the launch schedule. Alternative launch dates for the mission to the ISS fall on 30 May and 31 May.