The Summer sky is amazing with clarity you can only get in Eilat.
The Summer sky
is still high above us, shortly the heat will break and the autumn holidays are upon us.
Rosh Ha Shana is beginning on the 13 of September. The New year is also the New Month (Tishrei) meaning the New Moon and the best viewing of the night sky. Beginning on Rosh Ha Shana programs will begin earlier as it is dark earlier and it allows us to catch Saturn and the summer sky at their best.
Succot (Sunday, September 27 and ends in the evening of Sunday, October 4) brings us into the full moon which quickly comes up later and later giving us an early dark sky. Succot nights are great nights to spend sleeping under the stars, rising before the sun to welcome the high winter sky with hot drinks and a tour of Orion and his menagerie. ... See MoreSee Less
International Space Station
A nice mesh of my 2 specialties, horticulture and astronomy. In microgravity it appears that the roots and the stems amd l;eaves know to grow in opposite directions.
There is a prayer called Shehechiynu that is said when you do something for the first time. Home grown green treats. Mars is just a step away. ... See MoreSee Less
For the first time ever, fresh food grown in space is on the menu for NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Crew members Scott Kelly, Kjell Lindgren and Kimiya Yui sampled the red romaine lettuce, grown as part of the Veggie experiment, after it had spent 33 days growing aboard the station. Download the 4K video here... archive.org/details/NASA-Ultra-High-Definition
עוד יום יתרחש מופע הפרסאידים של אוגוסט. איתן שוורץ מתצפית הכוכבים "מה למעלה" מזמין את אורחי העיר וכמובן את התושבים להצטרף אליו לתצפית לילה מיוחדת במינה.
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סיורי כוכבים לילה לילה ... See MoreSee Less
Have a printer print it whatever size you want on heavy paper and built it as a family project this summer. NASA is amazing in every way ... See MoreSee Less
What a cool DIY project! :) NASA created a desk model of NASA’s Orion Spacecraftcomplete with a crew module, service module and even a place for an altitude control system. All you have to do is print it out and follow the instructions.Thank you to SEDS-USA for the link! www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/files/2014_Orion_Desk_Model.pdf