Promoting Space Exploration and Astronomy to the General Public through lecture meetings and the bi-monthly CAPCOM Magazine. We have one Zoom online meeting per month at present. Meetings feature an expert speaker with a spaceflight or astronomical talk. We also have a free weekly Newsletter “GoSpaceWatch Weekly”. Sign up for this Here.
GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture Meeting: “Persephone: Pluto System Orbiter and Kuiper Belt Explorer”
Wednesday 7th October 2020 (World Space Week Meeting)
Dr Carly Howett: Assistant Director of the Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA: “Persephone Pluto System Orbiter and Kuiper Belt Explorer”. For more details and tickets please click here.
GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture Meeting: “My Journey Into Astrophotography”
Wednesday 21st October 2020
By Roger Hyman: Amateur Astronomer. For more details and tickets please click here
The latest issue of CAPCOM Magazine (September 2020) is now available for purchase as a .pdf download through issuu.com at just £3.00. Click on this link to buy: https://issuu.com/gospacewatch/docs/cc311
NASA Report Details How Agency Significantly Benefits US Economy
on 25/09/2020 at 11:00
NASA released Friday the results of its first-ever agencywide economic impact report. The report shows that, through all NASA activities, the agency generated more than $64.3 billion in total economic output during fiscal year 2019, supported more than 312,000 jobs nationwide, and generated an estimated $7 billion in federal, state, and local taxes
on 25/09/2020 at 08:00
Image: Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over the Tarawa Atoll in the Republic of Kiribati – a remote Pacific nation threatened by rising seas.
Earth from Space: Tarawa, Kiribati
on 25/09/2020 at 08:00
Video: 00:03:27 In this week’s edition of the Earth from Space programme, Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over the Tarawa Atoll in the Republic of Kiribati – a remote Pacific nation threatened by rising seas.See also Tarawa, Kiribati to download the image.
SEOSAT-Ingenio arrives in French Guiana
on 25/09/2020 at 07:30
After leaving the Airbus premises in Madrid on 24 September, the Spanish high-resolution land imaging mission, known as SEOSAT-Ingenio, has arrived safely at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, where it will be prepared for launch later this year.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Begins its Countdown to TAG
on 24/09/2020 at 18:30
In just a few weeks, the robotic OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will collect a sample of the asteroid Bennu’s rocks and dust.