Orionid Meteor Shower – October’s Shooting Stars

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Looking South East around Midnight

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Orionid Meteor Shower 2020 – Everyone loves a good meteor shower and we have at least one every month starting in October through to January.

Now the Draconids are over, we can look forward to the Orionid Meteor shower – also known as the Orionids.


Starlink Launch – Watch Live Then See It Over The UK

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SpaceX Starlink Satellites Launch – Watch the Live launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida. See it Pass over UK minutes later – JUST USING YOUR EYES!

UPDATE: September 17th Launch has been scrubbed due to a technical issue. Next launch window September 18 at 1:57 p.m. EDT – 18:57 BST. 

On Thursday 17th September 2020 we can watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch a new batch of starlink satellites live from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It may be possible to see it and its payload of 60 Starlink satellites pass over the UK after. If the launch goes ahead, it should be visible around 20 minutes later from any part of the UK.


Starlink Launch – WATCH LIVE TODAY

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Starlink Launch – Watch the next batch of Starlink 11 Satellites blast off from Kennedy Space Center LIVE.

SpaceX is targeting Thursday, September 3rd at 08:46 a.m. EDT, 13:46 BST, for launch of its tenth Starlink mission – Starlink 11. Launching 60 Starlink satellites to orbit. Falcon 9 will lift off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida and you can watch live here.


Perseid Meteor Shower 2020 – All You Need to Know

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Snowy Range Perseids Credit: David Kingham Photography

Perseid Meteor Shower 2020 – There are many things to see when you look up on any clear night. Stars, planets, satellites, the moon and more. But there is nothing more breathtaking than seeing a meteor. Otherwise known as a shooting star. Occasionally, you can see many meteors/ shooting stars over the course of a few evenings. These are known as meteor showers. In August we have the best and most well known meteor shower of the year – The Perseid Meteor Shower, also known as the Perseids.


Crew Dragon Returns From Space Station – WATCH LIVE

On Saturday, May 30, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launched Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the next day Crew Dragon autonomously docked to the International Space Station. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard the Dragon spacecraft returned human spaceflight to the United States.