I am currently 17 hrs 07 mins 01 sec of light-travel time from Earth (2020:187:000000:2L)
A failure during the second stage burn of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket caused seven small satellites to fall back to Earth today during a launch from New Zealand. This was the 13th Electron launch. Rocket Lab had logged 11 straight successes before today.
On Saturday, Earth is at the outermost point in its orbit, known as aphelion. Everyone on the planet is three million miles farther from the sun than when we are closest to it.
If we put a giant mirror 10 light years away from Earth and looked at it through a telescope, theoretically we'd see 20 years into the past.
For exactly two hours and 45 minutes, the moon will pass through the feathered outer shadow cast from Earth, creating a partial penumbral lunar eclipse.
Planet Earth where time is flying by and almost non-existent value the precious time you have left. Sunset time is 190130-1707 GIF via kwaseatt148 BerryYNWA
An astrophotographer has clicked an exceptional video, wherein we can feel the rotation of the earth Using a tracking mount, aligned with North Star, he kept clicking images every 12 seconds for the next 3 hours. The camera is looking at the same portion of the Milky Way Fab!
View from SpaceX Launch Control. Apparently, there is a car in orbit around Earth.
New record! We’ve found 7 Earth-sized planets around a single star outside our solar system; 3 in habitable zone: