Astro365, May 14th:

Astro365, May 14th:


On May 14, 1973, Skylab I, the United States’ first orbital laboratory launched unmanned into orbit. It included a workshop and solar observatory with X-ray telescopes from which NASA confirmed the existence of coronal holes in the Sun. Thousands of pictures of Earth were taken. Medical research for future space stations that would allow living for months at a time – learning how to live comfortably. Showering, hair cuts, jet packs, and exercise were all tested in Skylab.

Astro365

Wyoming Stargazing LogoWyoming Stargazing is about to launch a new blog series that you are going to love! If you’re into astronomy and you like the Facebook page “I F#@%ing Love Science”, then you are going to love Astro365.  Imagine Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac meets the McDonald Observatory’s Star Date. That’s Astro365!  Everyday for the entire calendar year Wyoming Stargazing is going to tell you about an extraordinary event in the history of space and/or astronomy which occurred on that day. We’ll also give you the latest updates on what NASA is up to.  Stay tuned for the first installment of Astro365 later this month!

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