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Comet Turns Up in Old Photo.
Atlas III is Going Nowhere
Comet Turns Up in Old Photo
NASA Working to Revive Deep Space 1
ATLAS III IS GOING NOWHERE
After a problem was found with the Master Inhibitor Bus electrical system on
the new Atlas III US/Russian rocket, the launch director decided to scrub the
launch. Nobody knows when they next launch attempt will be, because the
facility needs to concentrate on getting Atlantis into orbit and they can
only work with one vehicle at a time.
COMET TURNS UP IN OLD PHOTO
Finnish Astronomers have discovered a previously unknown Comet that passed
through the solar system three years ago. The comet, C/1997 K2, was spotted
after the Astronomers were examining old photos taken by SOHO (Solar and
NASA WORKING TO REVIVE DEEP SPACE 1
NASA engineers have developed new software which they hope will help Deep
Space 1 make a September 2001 rendezvous with Comet Borrelly. The challenge
comes from the fact that the spacecraft's original hardware used to detect
its position in space has failed. The engineers are jury-rigging its science
camera to be a stand-in navigational instrument.
EXCELLENT SPACE LINKS!
About.com Space - http://space.about.com
THE starting place for exploring Space, from your About.com Guide
Revealing the star of Bethlehem - http://www.eclipse.net/~molnar
Ancient Roman coins help to reveal the star of Bethlehem
North American Skies - http://www.webcom.com/safezone/NAS
Astronomy information, articles and sky events for North America.
Ninfinger Productions: Scale Models - http://www.ninfinger.org/~sven/models/models.html
Devoted to modeling spacecraft, rockets, and experimental aircraft.
WWW Space and Mystery - http://www.odyssey.on.ca/~raymond.mills/personal.html
News and Information from mainstream and alternative sources
Water on the Moon? - http://home.ici.net/~fasulo/water.htm
Astrophotography by Dr. Andjelko Glivar - http://www.iridis.com/glivar
You can find amateur astrophotographs of the Sun, Moon, Planets, Deep Sky
object and other astronomy events, made with Celestron 8, CCD camera and film.
David Chandler Company - http://www.DavidChandler.com
Astronomy software, charts, and books by David Chandler
Joint astronomy Centre - http://www.jach.hawaii.edu
JAC is an astronomy research establishment that opertates two telescopes,
the UK Infrared telescope (UKIRT) and the James Clerk Maxwell Submm telescope
(JCMT) from Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
Gary's astronomy Homework Help - http://members.aol.com/gca7sky/astrohelp.htm
Detailed user-friendly pages for researching astronomy and related
topics on the Internet.
UC Davis astronomy Club - http://maxwell.ucdavis.edu/~astro
Meetings, public viewing sessions, talks, photos, astronomy links & info.
Lorenzo Comolli's astronomy Homepage - http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/9530
Eclipses, Comets, Constellations, planets and other Astronomical Events
are shown in this page.
Departamento de Astrofísica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid - http://www.ucm.es/info/Astrof
Information about the Astrophysics Department (UCM), and general
information about astronomy and Astrophysics.
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Ottawa Center - http://ottawa.rasc.ca
The Ottawa RASC WebSite
101 Science - The Science Learning Center - http://www.101science.com
Learn more about science, chemistry, electronics, biology, microscopy,
astronomy, space, photography and much more.
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