For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – At T minus less than 12 hours and counting NASA’s Lucy spacecraft probe is poised for liftoff on a revolutionary mission as the first science probe from Earth aiming to explore the pristine Trojan asteroids – fossilized remnants leftover from the birth of our Solar System some
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM ASTROTECH SPACE OPERATIONS, TITIUSVILLE, FL – NASA’s first ever mission to explore the Trojan asteroids named Lucy is in final preparations for launch in one week on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida’s Space Coast aiming to explore fossilized remnants leftover from the birth of our Solar System some 4.5 Billion years ago
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Hello, Ganymede! Its been a long time! NASA’s Juno Jupiter Orbiter captured the first up close images of Jupiter’s largest moon we’ve seen in two decades. The spectacular views were gathered during Juno’s ‘historic’ first close flyby of the giant Jovian moon on Monday, June 7. The first two of as many
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – Skywatchers fortunate enough to experience clear skies were treated to a spectacle not seen in centuries as the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn approached to within 0.1 degrees (six arc minutes) culminating during the evening sky of Dec. 21 as seen from our vantage point on Earth – for an event known as
For Spaceupclose.com and RocketSTEM ORLANDO, FL – Whether you’re on Earth or in Space the Thanksgiving holiday is a joyeous time to give thanks for our blessings, cherish our family and friends and gaze up at the stars in wonder we are alive in exciting times – following up on my Thanksgiving Day story about the ISS and Astronaut Snoopy.