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Links to the complete list are in order at the end of the article: 13 Things That Saved Apollo 13, Part 13: The Mission Operations Team | Universe Today.

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( Mar. 29th, 2010 09:14 am)

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Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) highlighted the Pillars of Creation yesterday.

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( Feb. 13th, 2010 06:03 am)

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Astronomy Picture of the Day has a very cool photo of the Monday Space Shuttle Launch.

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( Jan. 16th, 2010 06:45 am)

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Orion’s Belt: Scenes from Two Hemispheres.

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National Geographic writes about the “Blue Moon” which will  shine on New Year’s Eve this year.

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( Nov. 6th, 2009 03:44 pm)

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Today,  the Big Picture presents Martian landscapes from the HiRise (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera.

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Bad Astronomer Phil Plait writes about What Apollo means to me.

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( Jul. 16th, 2009 07:24 am)

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The Big Picture presents another of its fabulous photo-essays in Remembering Apollo 11 – The Big Picture – Boston.com.

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The Big Picture at Boston.com has some fabulous photos of the final service call by the Shuttle Atlantis to the Hubble Space Telescope. Bad weather has postponed the shuttle landing until Saturday.

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( Apr. 22nd, 2009 06:13 am)

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Venus is about to be hidden by the moon.

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( Dec. 2nd, 2008 06:48 am)

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Jack and I saw this conjunction of the Moon, Jupiter, and Venus as we drove home last night. The photo on Flickr was taken in Colorado by zyrcaster.

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Use Google Maps to explore the SIMBAD Astronomical Database.

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( Oct. 7th, 2008 08:15 pm)

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For those days that require a little perspective, xkcd - A Webcomic - Height, is just the thing.  Be sure to scroll down and see the whole thing.

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The mission of the Mars Rovers, which was supposed to last several months, has been extended yet again in the fifth extension in three years.

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( Jul. 22nd, 2003 11:20 am)

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Although I like to take dramatic photos of the sky, I hope I never take one quite as dramatic as this one from Astronomy Picture of the Day: 2003 July 22.

One of the frustrations of beta testing is that I can’t talk about the latest cool new thing in TypePad, which I am using right now. I found out about it in the Changelog notes.

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( Jul. 22nd, 2003 11:20 am)

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Although I like to take dramatic photos of the sky, I hope I never take one quite as dramatic as this one from Astronomy Picture of the Day: 2003 July 22.

One of the frustrations of beta testing is that I can’t talk about the latest cool new thing in TypePad, which I am using right now. I found out about it in the Changelog notes.

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