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Delta Rocket Launches NASA Satellite.
November 22, 2000
Delta Rocket Launches NASA Satellite
Ariane 4 Launches Canadian Satellite
Cassini Watches Clouds Dance Across Jupiter
DELTA ROCKET LAUNCHES NASA SATELLITE
After a one day delay, a Delta 2 rocket successfully placed NASA's new Earth Observing-1 satellite into a polar orbit, along with two other satellites. The $193 million Earth Observing-1 is the successor to the Landsat satellites, and was placed into an orbit exactly one minute behind an older Landsat satellite. This will allow NASA scientists to test the improvements in optics of this new generation of ground imaging satellite
ARIANE 4 LAUNCHES CANADIAN SATELLITE
An Ariane 44L rocket successfully launched its largest single payload yesterday at 11:56pm GMT, when it placed a Canadian Telesat Anik F1 satellite into geostationary transfer orbit. The Anik F1 was manufactured by Boeing, and will provide television service across Canada. This was the 11th Ariane launch for the year.
CASSINI WATCHES CLOUDS DANCE ACROSS JUPITER
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory released two new images of Jupiter's swirling atmosphere taken by the Cassini spacecraft as it speeds past the giant planet. The first movie is of the stormy Great Red Spot, while the second shows bands around the planet. The pictures were taken over several rotations of the planet and at different distances, and then stitched together on computer.
Astronomy at Chaffey High School - http://www.chaffey.org/departments/science/astronomy/index.html
High school astronomy in Southern California.
collectSPACE - http://www.collectspace.com
Not-for-profit site providing resources for space memorabilia collectors; includes orginal guides, columns, and Astronaut "sightings" calendar
Astronomy and Astrophysics Links - http://cda.mrs.umn.edu/~dac/Marks/astroframe.html
a large collection of links to astronomy and Astrophysics resources on the internet
Astronomy at Universidad de Sonora - http://cosmos.cifus.uson.mx
Strong work in the north of Mexico on research, both solar and stellar. Solar observation page update daily. Project of Observatory "Carl Sagan".
Forsyth Astronomical Society - http://www.concentric.net/~gnomeck/fas.html
We are dedicated to the advancement of amature astronomy. We are an active group located in Winston Salem, NC.
American Lunar Society - http://www.otterdad.dynip.com/als
We offer projects, articles, photos and a journal for lunar study.
Planetary Nebulae Observer's Home Page - http://www.blackskies.com/
THE site for planetary nebulae images, data, observing reports and lists. Special feature articles like 'Nebulae Explained'.
Univelt Publishers - http://univelt.staigerland.com
books of the AAS, Mars society, and more space travel
Northwest Suburban Astronomers - http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/JohnP_Dwyer/
a group of amateur Astronomers centered in the northwest suburban Chicago area and are dedicated to bringing the wonders of astronomy to the public.
Brent's Basket of Goodies - http://msnhomepages.talkcity.com/terminus/brent4861/index.html
My personal webspace with colorful links with logo's of other pages I find interesting and exciting
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