One of the largest sunspots in the last decade, continues to grow on the surface of the Sun. The massive sunspot, was seen on the left edge of the Sun, in late October and has produced many, C, M and X flares. As of, October 27th, the massive sunspot group, as large as the planet [...]
Get Set for another great Total Eclipse of the Moon, starting on the morning hours of October 8th 2014 Moon will remain in the shadow of the Earth for nearly one hour, offering observers a chance to not only view the eclipse, but capture it on digital platforms…phones, camera’s and video camera’s too! It is [...]
Newly discovered asteroid 2014 RC, will pass the Earth on Sunday, by a mere 25,000 miles. This is another close call and was discovered on August 31st, in Arizona. The asteroid is thought to be some 60 feet in diameter. At its closest, the asteroid will pass within the outer band of geosynchronous satellites. The [...]
Get set for a most amazing Harvest Moon on the night of September 8th! Of all the full moon’s of the calendar year, the Harvest Moon, is to many, one of the most memorable. This is because of the unique nature of this very special Moon. A Harvest Moon, is the full moon that is [...]
Dr.Sky Interviews Author Bill Yenne / AREA 51 Black Jets / A History Of The Aircraft Developed At Groom Lake, America’s Secret Aviation Base
Recently; I had the honor of interviewing Bill Yenne, a well known figure in the aviation community. He is a popular author and we spent some time discussing his new book, AREA 51 BLACK JETS…. Area 51′s most important military aviation developments are profiled in an illustrated format. When most of us think of Area [...]
Veteran Television and Radio reporter, Amelia Rose Earhart, completed an amazing journey around the world, in her Pilatus PC-12 NG. All this, to help raise awareness for raising money for scholarships for young women, who want to get into the field of aviation. Her foundation is, Fly With Amelia Foundation. She and her Co- Pilot, [...]
As a member of the media, I get to do some very exciting interviews with some incredible people! For well over 15 years, I have been working on an archive to tell the story of many of those that are in the Astronomy, Space, Aviation and Weather worlds. You can actually listen in to my [...]
Get set for a most amazing space mission, as ROSETTA. Rosetta, reaches comet 67P and orbits the comet for many months. A small lander will be deployed to the comets surface in November of this year. Follow the latest with the ROSETTA mission here: http://sci.esa.int/rosetta/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosetta_%28spacecraft%29
The closest of the Full Moon’s will take place on the evening of August 10th, as this Full Moon, will be the closest of 2014! The Moon will rise on the 10th and be some 221,800 miles from Earth. A Super Moon is when the Moon appears like this: If a full moon is closer [...]
The X-15 project, was one of the most amazing aerospace projects of all time! The technology of the 1960’s, helped to push a select number of pilots, “Astronauts”, to the edge of space! One of the pilots, was Maj. Pete Knight, who reached a maximum speed of Mach 6.72 ( 4,520 mph)…. a record that [...]
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, [...]
SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's passenger spacecraft, experienced an 'anomaly' during its fourth rocket-powered test flight on Friday, Oct. 31. See the latest details here.
A new study in the latest issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society provides an in-depth look at how NASA facilities have been affected by climate extremes and climate change in recent years and how the agency is preparing for the future.