Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Freelance science writer, high school science teacher, retired enlisted U.S. Air Force veteran, and avid stargazer, David Dickinson posts biweekly on spaceflight with an astronomy angle. He’ll survey high-profile missions and proposals for future missions, as well as provide observing tips to help you spot the International Space Station, other satellites, launches and reentries, and even classified payloads.

Eclipse from the air

Amazing Views of the Solar Eclipse From Earth… and Space

Did you see it? Millions of viewers stood in the path of totality yesterday, as the shadow of the the Moon rolled over the United States from coast to coast for the first time in nearly a century. And while eclipse pilgrims were thrilled with an amazing view, millions more turned newly purchased solar viewing…