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Shuttle Launch Attempt… take one!

So…. the launch of STS-130 was scrubbed last night. The crew of six was primed and ready to deliver the Tranquility module to the International Space Station, and the shuttle itself was all ready for liftoff! The weather, however, would…

Spacey updates…

Okay, a slew of updates since I’ve been busy! Last week, the very awesome Nancy Atkinson wrote up the Carnival of Space #138 over on her new blog. Check out news about Mars, Kepler’s findings, and more! I’ve posted a…

Dragon*Con Post-Op

Holy. Frakkin. Wow. So, I attended, no, experienced my very first Dragon*Con. It was on a scale of something that I have never seen before. Tens of thousands of freaks and geeks, many in costume, descended upon downtown Atlanta to…

Have a question? Asktronomy!

Mooeypoo of Smarter Than That and SmartAxe has started an astronomy answering service on Twitter! Just tweet your question with the tag #asktronomy and one of our “astronomy experts” will answer.  In other news, someone actually thinks I’m an expert…

Bright, shining astronomy day

So, last weekend, last Sunday more specifically, it snowed here in Charlottesville, Virginia. We had quite a few inches by Monday morning, and I was kind of surprised to get into work at the NRAO and find it… closed, along…

Carnival of Space #92

Wow, aren’t you lucky. This week we have a jam-packed carnival and sideshow at The Launch Pad! Go and read all the great articles from around the space-blogosphere, from crashing satellites to space geeks and Europa to space mosquitoes. And……