Andrea (Northern Atlantic Ocean)

May 22, 2019 - Subtropical Storm Andrea Gone Girl Subtropical Storm Andrea was gone before the storm could even reach Tropical Storm status.  The last advisory for this storm was issued at 5:00pm AST/EDT on May 21, 2019. Andrea’s formation marks the fifth consecutive year that a named storm has developed before Read full post

ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/21/2019

Time Perception in Microgravity: The crew performed Time Perception sessions. A program on the laptop induces visual and audio stimuli to measure a subject's response to spatial and time perception in a microgravity environment. The accurate perception of objects in the environment is a prerequisite for spatial orientation and reliable Read full post

10th Annual First Nations Rocket Launch

As winter storm Xyler approached southern Wisconsin, a group of 15 tribal college teams gathered in the cold to launch high-powered rockets at the 10th annual First Nations Launch in Kansasville, Wisconsin. The competition was bumped up a day early to avoid the storm. On Friday April 26, 2019, in Read full post

Andrea (Northern Atlantic Ocean)

May 21, 2019 - Subtropical Storm Andrea Jumps the Gun As the First Storm of 2019 Atlantic Season Andrea becomes the first subtropical storm for the 2019 season although we are two weeks short of the official start date of June 1.  This storm was first spotted on Monday, May 20, Read full post

ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/20/2019

Multi-purpose Variable-G Platform (MVP) Cell-01: Over the weekend, the crew exchanged nutrients for the Cell-01 Experiment Modules and reinstalled them into the MVP. During the procedure, it was discovered that one of the new nutrient bags was defective and a new nutrient bag was retrieved to complete operations. The Cartilage–Bone–Synovium Read full post

Another Station Night Pass for Skywatchers in the Eastern United States

Get ready for another International Space Station pass tonight if you live in the eastern United States. Conditions look good for skywatching on a clear night from Florida to Maine. Also, visit https://spotthestation.nasa.gov and find sighting opportunities for your hometown. Check out U.S. sighting times below… Saturday May 18, 2019 9:25 p.m. EDT Tampa, Read full post