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LMC – Milky Way’s Galactic Neighbour


Image credit:P. Horálek/ESO Large Magellanic Cloud: Milky Way’s Galactic Neighbour *****************************    In This Post – BBQ Tuesday Milky Way’s galactic neighbour *****************************   A timely reminder: Last public meeting of the year – Tuesday 17th December 2019 Barbecue Our end-of-year barbecue is planned for this Tuesday 17th December at […] Read more»

Crowded Space Station


Crowded Space Station   It was a bit crowded at the International Space Station (ISS) this week.   A busy week at the International Space Station (ISS). With nine crew members on board this week, the orbiting laboratory was unusually crowded from Wednesday (25th September) until Thursday (3rd October) when three of […] Read more»

Public Meeting Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Saturn rocket

The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifts off on 16th July, 1969 from Kennedy Space Centre’s launch complex in Florida. (Source: Getty Images) The ‘Apollo 11’ crewed Moon landing programme Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, […] Read more»


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