Good heavens! Annual Orionid meteor shower to peak later this week
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 18, 2016 2:04 pm
The annual Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak later this week and into early next week. Here’s the best way to catch a glimpse.
Air Force’s X-37 spacecraft hits 500 days in orbit around Earth
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 11, 2016 3:16 pm
Many of us know that the U.S. Space Shuttle program, but did you know that the U.S. Air Force is operating a mini shuttle-type spacecraft known as the X-37?
Look up there! Oct. 4 marked the 59th anniversary of the Space Age
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 5, 2016 2:13 pm
Oct. 4 marked the 59th anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age! On that date in 1957, the Russians launched the first satellite into orbit.
SpaceX’s Elon Musk to outline plans for Mars mission
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | September 28, 2016 10:30 am
It’s called the Interplanetary Transport System. Space X founder Elon Musk is in Mexico this week to update us on his Mars plan.
Start planning for the total solar eclipse in 2017
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | September 20, 2016 12:47 pm
One of the most amazing sights in astronomy is a total solar eclipse!
Get set to see an amazing harvest moon in Arizona sky
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | September 14, 2016 12:51 pm
Get set for an amazing and most famous full moon.
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 25, 2016 11:00 amNow is your chance to spot a nova in the Arizona skies