One of my passions, is to interview many of those that run or help to promote the many aviation museums in the nation. I had the honor of having as my special guest on the Dr.Sky Show, Rich Grinnell, of the Western Sky Aviation Museum, located in St. George, Utah. This is a great museum, [...]
The planet Saturn is now at opposition, rising at sunset and in our sky all night. This is the best time of the year to view Saturn and you can see some interesting detail, even in the smallest of telescopes. Saturn rises in the SE at sunset in Libra an is now, some 827,312,000 miles [...]
The possibility exists, for a new meteor shower/storm?; on the night of May 23rd into the 24th! This is ALL due to Earth’s interaction with material from Comet 209P/LINEAR which has passed the Earth on numerous occasions. If true, Dr.Sky suggests that you keep an eye on the sky, on the night of May 23rd…and [...]
The Missions Of The Space Shuttle Endeavour With the sad passing of America’s Space Shuttle program, I recently had the opportunity to interview, author, Robert A. Adamcik, on his new book on the life and times of the youngest Shuttle in the fleet, the ENDEAVOUR. Listen here to the story of this great spacecraft and [...]
Recently, I had the honor of interviewing, Mr. Charles Nichols, founder of the Yanks Air Museum, in Chino, California. This is a great museum, that houses many of the great aircraft from all ages of flight. Mr. Nichols was kind enough to take some time from his busy schedule and talk with me on the [...]
With the great Total Lunar Eclipse in April 2014, now is a good time to look at the other bright object in the SE sky at sunset…..Mars! Mars comes back to opposition on the night of April 8th and at that time, Mars will be at it’s brightest for the year! Mars will shine at [...]
Get set for a most amazing event in the skies! On the night of April 14/15 2014, a large portion of the western hemisphere will get to see a Total Lunar Eclipse. No one on Earth, has seen such an event, since 2011 and This eclipse, promises to be a great one, as long as [...]
Dr.Sky, had the honor of doing his other radio show, A CALL TO RIGHTS, heard on the big Independent Talk 1100 AM/ KFNX, out of Phoenix,Az., on Saturday March 15th 2014. This, in honor of the Luke AFB 2014, Open House- “Lightning In The Desert”….. This two hour LIVE show, was done, to get the [...]
Here in Arizona and the “Valley Of The Sun”, we are very fortunate to have one of the largest training bases in the world, that turns out some of the best pilots in the US Air Force. Recently, I had the high honor of interviewing the 56th Fighter Wing/ Base Commander, Brig. General Michael Rothstein [...]
Here is a rare interview that I did back in 2006, with General Chuck Yeager, the first official man, to break the sound barrier, back in October 1947……. It is hard to believe that it has been some 67 years since that great moment in time….and only 44 years after the Wright Brothers, started the [...]
I had the rare opportunity of having former Secret Service Agent, Clint Hill join me on my radio show, A CALL TO RIGHTS, from Independent Talk 1100 KFNX, in Phoenix, Arizona. My show has been in this market for well over 10 years and we cover ways to stay free and salute those that have [...]
Friday, July 25 Mars and Spica shine in the southwest at nightfall. Mars keeps pulling farther away from Spica; they're now 6° apart. Saturn glows pale yellow to their upper left. Arcturus sparkles high to their upper right. Saturday, July 26 New Moon (exact at 6:42 p.m. EDT). Summer is hardly more than a third over, astronomically speaking. But already the Great Square of Pegasus, symbol of the coming fall, […]
As the world celebrates the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11's giant leap to the moon, some people are eyeing the celestial body's bounty of resources. But it's unclear at the moment who is allowed to extract and profit from the moon's resources.
NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Houston, to support NASA's flight programs and mission projects, providing support for multiple sustained project management, research and technology development capabilities that encompass all phases of mission and project lifecycles at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.