Slide show 2022
Earth - Meteor
Ruth Hamilton, sleeping in bed on October 3rd at 11:35PM when this crashed through her ceiling and landed beside her head. Vancouver BC.
2.8 pounds. "Hammer stone" could be worth $125,000
Enigma Diamond, 555.5 Caret black diamond from space
Klet Observatory spotted this asteroid on March 11th. 3 minutes later is entered the atmosphere. 5th time
Earth - Weather
Ever Given wedged in Suez Canal March 23
Ships waiting to be unloaded, Long Beach CA
Antonov AN-225 destroyed by Russian shells.
Zaporizhzhia Nuclear reactor, attached on March 4th. 3rd Largest reactor on the planet
Sateillite imgae of Ukraine, March 8 2022. Power is out.
It is 70F degrees above normal in eastern Antartica.
Temperature graph, antartica.
The Conger Ice sheet has collapsed.
Island of La Palma after Dec 25 eruption.
Undersea volcano near Tonga explodes 1/15/2022, tusnami
Undersea volcano near Tonga explodes 1/15/2022, tusnami
Catagory 5 hurricane Ida from ISS.
LandSat 9 takes its first shot. Nepal.
Earth - Telescopes
DSS-53 another new antenna for the Deep Space network
LOFAR, a radio telescope in Norway, finds that ligthning starts in the clouds
FAST in China detecting FRBs
Meteor Network camera, North Oxfordshire England. Airplanes are dotted lines.
Earth - Launches
NRO launch, June 20, 2021, pad 0B Wallops Island, Virgina, Minotaur 1 rocket, (minute man) made in 1966.
Artimus moon vehical, shuttle engines and boosters
Ariane 5 launches from French Guiana, Largest payload into Geosync orbit
Spin Launch - sub orbital test flight
SpaceShipTwo Unity, July 11, 2021. Richard Branson finally gets his flight
Richard Branson in space
Blue Origin New Shepard, July 20, 2021. Jeff Bezos finally gets his flight.
Jeff Bezos in space
William Shatner in space on second flight
SpaceX - Elon Musk
Inspriation 4, 4 space tourest launched
Inspriation 4, first day in space
Inspiration 4 cupola
Inspriation 4 splash down
20 Falcon 9 launches in beginning of 2022, new drone ship needed.
"Shortfall of Gravitas" named after ship in Ian Banks novel.
Another batch of 47 starlink satellites, March 3, 2022. This is the 12th lunch for this booster.
Falcon heavy side booster delivered to Rocket garden at Kanaveral
Dragon Crew launch from orbit.
SpaceX Falcon9 AXIOM mission and SLS.
Private space flight AXIOM docking with ISS
New solar arrays being installed on ISS
The overview effect
Dragon crew leaves ISS
New Nauka Russian space station segment, initially planned for 2007.
Prichal module (docked on Nauka module), adds 4 more docking ports to iss.
Soyus MS-18/64S undocks from the space station with an actress on board.
ISS "Dexter" robot arms
China launches 3 people to their space station
They docked on June 17th
Tianhe space station, Will take 10 launches to complete
Shinjan-21 (SJ-21) launched in October 2021 (Long March-3B) just grabbed a Chinese satellite out of GeoSync orbit and moved it.
HST 1980s ventage primary computer fault
IXPE Xray telescope launched 12/9/2021
The James Web Space Telescope
JWST finally maded it to the launch site
Deployment of JWST
Commisioning phase of JWST
JWST first image (still unfocused) 2/2/2022
First light. Star 2MASS J17554042+6551277 red filter
JWST from GAIA
Langrange point orbit of JWST
South pole, Aitken Basin very old and large impact crater, 2,500 Km wide
LRO spots Apollo 16's booster rocket found 3/10
On the dark side of the moon, Path of the chinese rover
Finding small glass spheres on the surface, caused by impacts.
From the distance, as mysterious hut on the surface of the moon.
The great arch on the moon turned out to be a big rock.
After 50 years, NASA opened up one of the same core samples from Apollo 17
Earth has a Trojan asteroid, 2020 XL5 orbits L4 1.2 KM wide (2010 TK7 also orbits L4)
On March 13th asteroid 2022ES3 (22 meters) passed slightly within the orbit of the moon.
Massive solar flar on the far side of the sun, January 30 2022
Parker Solar probe enters the Suns's carona
BepiColombo first Mercury swing by
Mercury has a tail. Made of Sodium
Venus appears to have live tectonic faults.
ESA's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has hit a large amount of water ice in Valles Marineris
Curiosity Rover, monte Mercou
Curiosity find interesting rock on Mars. Size of penny.
Perseverance rover path
Scarp a, Jezero Crater Perseverance rover
Kodiak mount in Jezero Delta
Using helecoptor as a scout
Looking at the shadow of helecoptor Ingenuity
A rock got stuck in from wheel of Perseverance
Perseverence mars rover sees Phobos eclipse the sun
Ingenuity expored the back shell of the rover, hit at 200kph.
China's Zhurong Mars rover, june 11, 2021 from MRO
China's rover finds its back shell.
China's Tianwen 1 Mars orbiter. Image taken by free flying camera.
Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein (C/2014 UN271) 100 to 200 km in size, largest comet. Passes 11 AU from sun in 2030.
Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) between NGC 4631 and NGC 4656 on November 24
Dart, launched on a Falcon 9 from Vandenburg to impact Dimorphos
Dart to hig Dimorphos, satellite of Didymos in September 2022
Lucy, on way to Jupiter Trojan asteroids. Launched. Solar arrays 75 to 95% deployed.
Trajectory of the Lucy mission
2021/09/13, something hits jupiter
2021/10/15 flash on Jupiter again, seen from Japan and Brazil.
Juno Digs into the great red spot
Storm goes 500 km deep. composed of several circulation cells.
Ganymede from Juno, June 8,2021
Uranus and Neptune
The outer planets by HST
ESO, Neptune temperature is dropping 8C over a 17 year period.
Latest list of dwarf planets
5,000 Extrasloar planets
Kepler 1708 has a moon twice the 2.6x size of Earth, 5000 Ly away. 10,000+ Exoplanets
Z canis Major, two young red dwarf came very close to each other.
Unknown object beaming our a radio signal every 18 minutes possible Magnitar 4,00 ly away.
HH 666: Carina Dust Pillar with Jet, HST
The Milky way galaxy
New "feathers" of gas found connecting the arms.
The galaxy in radio waves, from the MeerKAT array.
90 gravity wave observations.
NGC 4676 the mice
ARP 195 HST shot
New kind of supernova discovered 2019hgp Icn, WR star. No H, no He
3 supernova at the same time in the same galaxy. New record
Supernova 2021afdx in the ring galaxy
Einstine's ring, galactic lensing
More galacic lensing from HST, dark matter.
Galactic lensed red star "Earendel"
Osiris_res sample video 1:00
Mars Eclipse video
Juno flies over Ganymede 4:00
Falcon Heavy animation 2:29
Osiris_rex video 4:53
Osiris_res sample return video 3:16
Artiums NASA publicity 4:34
Richard Branson Virgin Galactic flight
Jeff Bezos Blue origin flight 3:20
SpaceX Dragon Crew 4:33
SpaceX Starship animation 5:09
China space station docking
IXPE xray telescope 4:06
Roman telescope planet finder
JWST launch simulation 12:02
Opportunity rover on Mars recap 11:06
China's Mars Rover Zhurong 11:23
Curisoty rover clouds
Juno mystery belts