Category: Feature

Great Strides with Messier Marathons

As the skies above an abandoned airfield in Arizona slowly lightened from a midnight blue, the same skies that had just revealed the last few

A Game Changer

“Wow! Is that it?” On the evening of February 5, we squinted at launch pad 39A some 11 miles away brightly lit against the pitch-blackness

Hunting the Falcon Heavy

When I saw the liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center, it was brighter than I expected. We saw the rocket

Solar Eclipse Scouting in Chile

Once you get infected with Obscuratus Solisosus, after the eclipse means before the eclipse. As a carrier of this highly addictive virus, I decided fly

Punching Past Pollution

What’s in the sky over New York? Most of the city’s residents are proud of the fact that you can find almost anything in Gotham,