Saturday, February 06, 2010

Last Night Launch of the Space Shuttle

Source - Space Weather News for February 6, 2010:

LAST NIGHT LAUNCH OF THE SHUTTLE: On Sunday morning, February 7th, at 4:39 am EST, space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled lift off from Kennedy Space Center on a 13-day mission to the ISS. There are only five missions left before NASA ends the shuttle program, and this will be the last one to launch at night. Visit for links to blogs and live video from NASA TV.

EMERGING SUNSPOTS: Amateur astronomers with solar telescopes should train their optics on the sun. At least two new Solar Cycle 24 sunspot groups are rapidly emerging in the sun's northern hemisphere. Images and updates at

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