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Monday, April 13, 2015

Water, Storms and Other Space Stuff

I have sites listed below that I share with educators who have taken or will take my Space Workshops. These sites are open to anyone who visits my blog. Enjoy this week's entries.

Lots of water in our solar system and beyond

Dawn Spacecraft visits Dwarf Planet Ceres

Ice Mole Drill will one day cut through the 24 km ice of Enceladus (a moon of Saturn) to explore the ocean beneath it for signs of life.

Mark Sykes, (director of the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona) on Pluto’s demotion by the IAU.
Giant white spots on Saturn Explained

The year was 1968!!!!
I'm sure you've seen the world's most famous photograph, "Earthrise". It's been on the cover of TIME and on stamps. But did you know it almost didn't happen? This occurred over 45 years ago, on Christmas Eve, 1968. The site below is outstanding. It takes you right onto the module with the 3 astronauts and you hear them as they see it for the first time. (It begins occurring around 3 minutes, 38 seconds.)  Just think we were alive and watching when this happened.  A picture like this, taken by a human.....
 The Untold Story Of The World's Most Famous Photo

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