COMMON SENSE MAKES CORONA SENSE

Coronavirus cellular structure. Man-made or natural? Investigation underway.

Common sense should be the foremost investigative tool to be pulled from the grab bag of every day life. However, these days the tools of speculation and fear-mongering seem to be utilized, first. This author has struggled with world events of late. And, it has been difficult to comprehend the who, what, where, when, how,… Continue reading COMMON SENSE MAKES CORONA SENSE

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CONTRAILS OVER CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

This contrail image was taken towards the west on Saturday, January 11th. The atmospheric view extends from central California to the coastal area of the Pacific Ocean.

Contrails over central California are quite common. But, during certain times of the year they are not. This is one of those times. On occasion they seem a bit more numerous, but it is due to atmospheric conditions, by and large. This article identifies a certain anomaly that was out of the norm for a… Continue reading CONTRAILS OVER CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

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HOMECOMING FOR ISS TRIO

The six-member Expedition 59 crew poses for a portrait inside Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus commercial space freighter dubbed the S.S. Roger B. Chaffee. Clockwise from bottom are cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Kononenko; NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Nick Hague; Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques and NASA astronaut Anne McClain. Homecoming is imminent.

HOMECOMING FOR THE INTREPID CREW OF ISS Homecoming is near for the Expedition 59 crew members of the International Space Station. After a usual six-month tour aboard ISS, it is time for the next expedition to return home to earth in late June. Station Trio Prepping for June 24 Earth Return Three Expedition 59 crew… Continue reading HOMECOMING FOR ISS TRIO

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SLEEP IN AND RELAXED SCHEDULE TODAY

Cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin (foreground) and Oleg Kononenko work on a pair of Russian Orlan spacesuits inside the Pirs docking compartment’s airlock.

THE ISS CREW ENJOYS A POST-SPACEWALK SLEEP IN Sleep in for the crew was the next scheduled task after a successful spacewalk. The six-hour maintenance excursion outside the space station was successful. Some science duties were undertaken; however, the ISS crew also enjoyed a relaxed work time during the day. This two-part article details the… Continue reading SLEEP IN AND RELAXED SCHEDULE TODAY

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