New Word of the Month: Month!

Hey, everyone, I hope you’re having a great week so far. I wanted to share my new Word of the Month column, which the terrific folks down at BBC Sky at Night Magazine published toward the end of last week. This time around, it’s a word I’ve had in mind for a while… Month! I […]

Two Planets, a Moon, and a Star!

Hey, Sky Fans! Well, we made it. Friday again. I hope you’ve had a great week, and have an exciting weekend ahead. Tomorrow, Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day here in the US. Thank you to all the service women and men who have served so well and so bravely for so long. It’s getting […]

Farewell, Dick Gordon

Hi, everyone, It’s a sad day. Today we’ve been met with news that retired astronaut Richard F. “Dick” Gordon, Jr. has died. He was 88. Capt. Gordon flew for NASA on Gemini 11 in 1966. Then, on November 14, 1969, just a week short of 48 years ago, he launched through the clouds and flew […]