Category: Feature

The Just Wait Space Telescope

It could have been so grand: ideated in 1996, supported by NASA’s “faster, better, cheaper” project management culture in the 90s, and riding on the

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,