Gabor Shoes Women''s Comfort Wedge Heels Sandals, Brown (Koala/a Silber 32), 7 UK,FIND Women's Mules with Suede Cross-Over Upper, Black (Black), 6 UK,Clarks Tealite Grace, Women's Open Toe Sandals, Black (Black Leather), 3.5 UK (36 EU)Rodo Boots - Women Rodo Boots online on Australia - 11481434WP,Mtng Boots - Women Mtng Boots online on United Kingdom - 11503638XE,Merrell Women's Moab 2 Mid Gtx High Rise Hiking Boots, Green (Sedona Sage), 7.5 UK (41.5 EU),Paola Ferri Boots - Women Paola Ferri Boots online on Australia - 11225627XT,Exé By Tsakiris Mallas Boots - Women Exé By Tsakiris Mallas Boots online on United Kingdom - 11506353MQ,Blundstone Classic, Unisex Adults Warm Lining Ankle Boots, Black (Black Premium), 8.5 UK (42.5 EU),Birkenstock Arizona SFB, Women's Open Toe Sandals, Silver (Metallic Silver), 3.5 UK (36 EU),Kartell Boots - Women Kartell Boots online on United Kingdom - 11507494ED,CAPRICE Women''s 25512 Boots, Brown (4), 4.5 UK,Giuseppe Zanotti Boots - Women Giuseppe Zanotti Boots online on United Kingdom - 11446078HN,Maria Mare Women's Estella Ankle Boots, Black (Soft Negro/Serpiente Negro C35326), 6 UK,Man's/Woman's:PUMA Tazon 6 FM:New Product,Ilse Jacobsen Boots - Women Ilse Jacobsen Boots online on Australia - 11486187UV,Maxbianco Boots - Women Maxbianco Boots online on United Kingdom - 11502311JX,ECCO Arizona, Women's Multisport Outdoor Shoes, Black (Darkshadow/Coral Yabuck/Deco58925), 3.5 UK (36 EU),Valentino Garavani Court - Women Valentino Garavani Courts online on United Kingdom - 11308588KL,Sergio Rossi Court - Women Sergio Rossi Courts online on United Kingdom - 11413361VGGabor Women's Comfort Sport Boots, Grau (30 Anthrazit (Micro), 8 UK 8 UK,Lloyd Men's Dalby Derbys, Black (Schwarz 0), 12.5 UK,Gabor Gabor, Women's Closed pumps, Blue (Blue Leather), 7.5 UK (41 EU),Adidas Women''s Stan Smith Nude Sneaker Low Neck, Red (Collegiate Burgundy/Off White), 4.5 UK,Ted Baker Hann 2, Men Brogue, Black (Black), 10.5 UK(44.5 EU),Bruschi Court - Women Bruschi Courts online on United Kingdom - 11459087SXRaparo Boots - Women Raparo Boots online on Australia - 11042223MT,Geox Uomo Dynamic A, Men's Low-Top Sneakers, Grey (Greyc1006), 6.5 UK (40 EU),Puma Unisex Adults' Court Star Suede Low-Top Sneakers, Green (Olive Night), 9.5 UK 9.5 UK,Nila & Nila Boots - Women Nila & Nila Boots online on Canada - 11474193AA,

Good Luck BepiColumbo!!

Mugnai Boots - Women Mugnai Boots online on Australia - 11248297CG,Elata Court - Women Elata Courts online on United Kingdom - 11459064OE,Vans Men''s Era Trainers, Grey ((Suede/Suiting) Black), 10.5 UK 45 EU,Aigle Unisex Adults' Parcours 2 Wellington Boots, Green (kaki), 5 UKKaporal Women's Mina Boots Black Size: 5,Chung -Shi Chung Shi Men's Sensomo I Brogue, Black (Schwarz), 11 UK,Stele Boots - Women Stele Boots online on United Kingdom - 11469429CW,Manas Court - Women Manas Courts online on United Kingdom - 11505886OA,Geox Women''s D Eleni B Hi-Top Sneakers, Beige (Taupe), 5 UKCaterpillar Instance Low-Top Sneakers, Blue (Mens Dark Shadows/Hot Red), 8 UK 42 EU,ECCO Men''s Track 25 Multisport Outdoor Shoes, Black, 10 UK 10 UK,Jil Sander Navy Boots - Women Jil Sander Navy Boots online on Australia - 11490986LN,Roger Vivier Court - Women Roger Vivier Courts online on United Kingdom - 11319207NJ,Man's/Woman's:New Balance Renew Thong: Special PriceGeox Women's D Mendi Stivali D Cold Lined Chelsea Boots Short Length Black Size: 7,Jana Women's 27215 Mules, Pink (Rose Metallic), 4 UK,Melvin & Hamilton Men''s Clark 2 Brogues, Brown (Crust/tan/Beige/ls-NAT), 8 UK,Nr Rapisardi Boots - Women Nr Rapisardi Boots online on Australia - 11504911SN,Zinda Court - Women Zinda Courts online on United Kingdom - 11471777DM,Onitsuka Tiger Onistuka Tiger Mexico 66, Unisex Adults' Low-Top Sneakers, White (Birch/India Ink/Latte 1659), 7 UK (41 1/2 EU)Rieker 54953, Women's Ankle Boots, Grey (Fumo/Schwarz-Silber/Schwarz/45), 7.5 UK (41 EU),Casanova Loujan, Men's Ankle Boots, Brown (Marron/Beige), 10 UK (44 EU)Ted Baker Men's Shindl Lthr Am Dk Green Trainers, Green (Dark Green), 9 UK 42 EU,The Seller Boots - Women The Seller Boots online on Australia - 11500470QC,Miu Miu Court - Women Miu Miu Courts online on United Kingdom - 11510853VF,Jack & Jones Men''s Jfwrayne Pu Mix Anthracite Low-Top Sneakers, Grey, 9 UK 9 UKNAPAPIJRI FOOTWEAR Men's Jakob Hi-Top Trainers, Brown (Cognac N45), 9 UK 9 UKClarks Women''s Maypearl Daisy Boots, Green (Olive), 4.5 UK 4.5 UK,Laura Biagiotti Boots - Women Laura Biagiotti Boots online on Canada - 11504491FA,Emanuélle Vee Court - Women Emanuélle Vee Courts online on United Kingdom - 11368110OS,

Here is a replay of the Atlas V launch with the AEHF-4 satellite going into orbit.

The AEHF-4 (Advanced Extremely High Frequency) is one of the US Air Force’s communications satellites.

Coming up: BEPICOLUMBO! Very early tomorrow or tonight for North American viewers and points west.

Coverage set to begin at 01:45 UTC on 20 Oct // 21:45 EST on Oct 19 for North America

Here is an accompaniment to the previous post – it’s short, only a minute or so.

This should be the week we find out where the Mars2020 rover will land when it gets to Mars. Not a secret, the final decision has not been made, more about that in a second. Have a look at this artists concept (thanks NASA) – NOW THAT’S A ROVER!

NASA: Hundreds of scientists and Mars-exploration enthusiasts will convene in a hotel ballroom just north of Los Angeles later this week to present, discuss and deliberate the future landing site for NASA’s next Red Planet rover – Mars 2020. The three-day workshop is the fourth and final in a series designed to ensure NASA receives the broadest range of data and opinion from the scientific community before the agency chooses where to send the new rover.

The Mars 2020 mission is tasked with not only seeking signs of habitable conditions on Mars in the ancient past, but also searching for signs of past microbial life. The landing site for Mars 2020 is of great interest to the planetary community because, among the rover’s new medley of science gear for surface exploration, it carries a sample system that will collect rock and soil samples and set them aside in a “cache” on the surface of Mars. A future mission could potentially return these samples to Earth. The next Mars landing, after Mars 2020, could very well be a vehicle that would retrieve these Mars 2020 samples.

“The Mars 2020 landing site could set the stage for Mars exploration for the next decade,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “I’m looking forward to the spirited debate and critical input from the science and engineering community. Whichever landing site is ultimately chosen, it may hold the very first batch of Mars soil that humans touch.”

The workshop begins with an opening address by the lead scientist for NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, Michael Meyer. After project status, engineering constraints, and site-assessment criteria are discussed come the presentations. Fair warning: Expect plenty of technical jargon as terms like biosignatures, geochemical conditions, impact deformation, biogenetic potential, olivine lithologies, and serpentinization and its astrobiological potential roll off presenters’ tongues.

Continue reading

Another space telescope went into safe-mode due to a gyroscope issue. In this case the Chandra X-ray Observatory went into safe-mode on 10 October, 5-days after Hubble.

Unlike Hubble this particular problem as been resolved and the telescope was put back into normal operation.

Image: Chandra / NASA

Boxfresh Men''s Stern Sh NYL/SDE Lt Gry/Tan Trainers, (Grey), 10 UK 44 EU,

The NASA press release included the process on going into safe-mode in this particular case.

From NASA:   The cause of Chandra’s safe mode on October 10 has now been understood and the Operations team has successfully returned the spacecraft to its normal pointing mode. The safe mode was caused by a glitch in one of Chandra’s gyroscopes resulting in a 3-second period of bad data that in turn led the on-board computer to calculate an incorrect value for the spacecraft momentum. The erroneous momentum indication then triggered the safe mode.

We are only a week away from one of those missions I have been patiently waiting for and it’s finally happening.

It’s fun to watch a mission unfold from the very beginning evolve to launch and deployment.

Hopefully I won’t be in the middle of another regional internet outage like a couple of days ago – grrr.

Launch Date: 20 October 2018
Launch Time: 01:45 UTC / 21:45 ET