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6 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in September 2019

In Featured, Night Sky Guide by Valerie Stimac

This post was updated for September 2019 on August 20, 2019. While September doesn’t hold as many bombastic astronomic sights (eclipses, meteors, and conjunctions, oh my!) as previous months, there’s plenty worth heading out on a clear night to see. Additionally, this month signals a season change, from summer to autumn in the northern hemisphere and from winter to spring …

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6 Space Tourism Predictions for 2019

In Featured, Space Tourism by Valerie Stimac

In early 2017, one of the first posts I wrote for Space Tourism Guide was a post of space tourism predictions for the coming year. Back then, I predicted we’d see manned test flights, falling prices, and more interest in space tourism-related activities on earth. Unfortunately, it has taken a long time for these predictions to come to pass! 2017 …

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What is Space Tourism? Here’s the New Definition.

In Featured, Space Tourism by Valerie Stimac

The Solar Eclipse is one of the Year’s Biggest Events — Yes, it’s Space Tourism. August 21, 2017. If you’re a space fan, you know what’s happening on this date. For the first time since 1979, US citizens will see a solar eclipse in its full glory — the shadow of the sun will cross diagonally from Oregon to South Carolina for about two-and-a-half minutes. …