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  • Western Australia Outback Total Solar Eclipse

    Western Australia Outback Total Solar Eclipse April 9-22, 2023   For more information about the trip visit TravelQuest  Explore Western Australia’s stunning natural beauty, and seize ideal conditions for standing in the Moon’s shadow on April 20, 2023. Our adventure will begin in Perth, set on a beach-lined stretch of the Indian Ocean, and take […]

  • Soyuz launches operated by Arianespace and Starsem suspended

    Illustration of Ariane 6 in flight. The project is going ahead as planned. Credit: ESA Edinburgh, 4 March 2022. – Arianespace is strictly abiding by the sanctions decided by the international community (EU, USA and UK) following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the company said. The operation of the Soyuz launcher from Europe’s Spaceport, French Guiana […]

  • Space archaeology takes aim at Earth

    Space archaeology takes aim at Earth A relatively new realm of archaeology uses technology to take the discipline out of the dirt and into the skies. Andrey Armyagov/Shutterstock In 2009, Chris Fisher was in Michoacán, Mexico, studying the ancient Purépecha empire, when his team found remnants of a settlement. He set out to find the […]

  • #SpaceWatchGL Opinion: In-Orbit Servicing

      Artist’s concept of OSAM-1. Credit: NASA Although the sustainability of all future space activities depends on the development of In-Orbit Servicing (IoS), there is currently no official or universal definition of IoS, sometimes also referred to as in-space services and on-orbit services. The European Space Policy Institute’s In-Orbit Services report mentions that IoS operations […]

  • 2022 Chile Astronomy & Stargazing

    Join Sky & Telescope in Chile — the “astronomy capital of the world” — from October 12 to 23, 2022. Our group will visit world-class observatories, see breathtaking landscapes, and observe the southern sky in crystal-clear night skies. Seen here at sunset, the Very Large Telescope (VLT) is one of many amazing astronomical facilities in […]

  • S&T’s 2022 Iceland Aurora Adventure

    A dazzling, dancing display of northern lights thrilled participants during Sky & Telescope’s Iceland tour in 2019. J. Kelly Beatty / Sky & Telescope Join Sky & Telescope for a one-week Iceland tour and the chance to see the Northern Lights! With our tour partner Spears Travel and a local Icelandic guide, we’ll explore this fascinating […]

  • Italy: Astronomy, Science, and La Dolce Vita, May 2022

    Participate in an unparalleled astronomy tour of Italy in a one-of-a-kind opportunity, where you’ll experience this beautiful country as an astronomy enthusiast. Explore the culture and history of this beautiful country — from the heart of Rome to the hills of Tuscany and the Veneto — in luxury and comfort during a 10-day tour. Optional […]

  • Methuselah: The oldest star in the universe

    In 2000, scientists looked to date what they thought was the oldest star in the universe. They made observations via the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Hipparcos satellite and estimated that HD140283 — or Methuselah as it’s commonly known — was a staggering 16 billion years old.Such a figure was rather baffling. After all, the age […]

  • Everything we know about The Mandalorian season 3

    The Mandalorian season 3 is supposed to release this year, but with no trailer and little information about the future of the adventures of Grogu and Mando, we thought we’d break down everything we know about The Mandalorian’s latest adventures. The last episode of The Mandalorian was absolute Star Wars heaven for fans. The hype surrounding […]