The Starman Walking in the Sky

Some people actually look forward to reading my next Apollo 50th Anniversary Moment. So here it is–just a bit about Gemini IV and the first U.S.-conducted spacewalk–all in the monthly “Space Watch:” Gemini IV: There’s a Starman Walking in the Sky. For those who don’t know, NASA’s Gemini program was a “bridge” program. Most of what […]

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That’s no moon…

…at least according to this article it isn’t, but it is a “quasi-satellite.”  They do say in about 5,000 years or so it might become one of Earth’s moons for a while.  The interesting thing about this particular satellite (it’s natural) is the orbital configuration, which scientists label co-orbital.  Such a weird one coinciding with […]

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