Science: Astronomy

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I (Sal) have been fascinated with Astronomy since I can remember? I remember taking a class back in high school, where I was fascinated and eager of the homework that was given-to go outside and look at the stars.

Below are pictures taken from a Federal Government Exhibition: NASA at the Mall of America on Saturday, January 29th of 2005


Cory the "astronaut"


A Capsule model


Space Station model in display


Space Suit that astronauts wear


NASA Rocket from the "earlier years"


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Have you ever wonder where "God speed" originated from? The first time I heard this was through those "outer space" movies (e.g. Armageddon, Apollo 13) and I hear it in other forms.

Related Sources:

  • The free dictionary

  • Reccomended Resources

    Celestials

  • Celestial Sphere, with tons of viewing info
  • Historical Celestial Atlases on the Web
  • Stars & Constellations, from Wisconsin's Astronomy
  • Current News

  • Pluto Not a Planet, Astronomers Rule Mason Inman for National Geographic News August 24, 2006 (Updated 3:30 p.m. ET)
  • Pluto has been voted off the island.
    ""Whoa! Pluto's dead," said astronomer Mike Brown, of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, as he watched a Webcast of the vote. "There are finally, officially, eight planets in the solar system."
    In a move that's already generating controversy and will force textbooks to be rewritten, Pluto will now be dubbed a dwarf planet.
    But it's no longer part of an exclusive club, since there are more than 40 of these dwarfs, including the large asteroid Ceres and 2003 UB313, nicknamed Xena�a distant object slightly larger than Pluto discovered by Brown last year.
    "We know of 44" dwarf planets so far, Brown said. "We will find hundreds. It's a very huge category."
    A clear majority of researchers voted for the new definition at a meeting of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Prague, in the Czech Republic. The IAU decides the official names of all celestial bodies.
    The tough decision comes after a multiyear search for a scientific definition of the word "planet." The term never had an official meaning before. ...

    Miscellaneous

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth

    "http://www.saintbirgitta.com Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth."

    Sermons

    Evidence for God from Physics & Astronomy by Lee Strobel

    "Strobel explains how physics & astronomy point to the existence of God. Find more videos at www.leestrobel.com."

  • Elijah's Mantle Luncheon from Manna Fest with Perry Stone

  • Perry preached a sermon about the relation between comets and significant events concerning Israel. For example, the comet Hale Bopp that occured in 1997 occurred during the worst flooding for our planet (e.g. Red River flood, which I saw the moon turn red during my trip to Grand Forks). Astronomers calculated that the last time this come pass our planet was during the "Great Flood" when Noah built the famous Ark.

    Related Sites:
    AsteroidDestruction Its Timing & Destruction, from Associates for Scriptural Knowledgee
    By Ernest L. Martin, Ph.D., 1997
    "The Holy Scriptures state in no uncertain terms that this Earth is to be hit with an asteroid from outer space. That's right. All of us should want to know about this prophesied event. That is the reason for this new Prophetic Report. I want to give you what the Holy Scriptures reveal in detail.." Important Dates in the Lives of Jesus and Mary by Ronald L. Conte, Jr (Catholic Planet)
    "4. Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ - presents two separate arguments that Christ was born in 15 BC; gives the date of Christ's Birth as Nov. 25, 15 BC; evidence for the year of the Birth of Christ includes microletters from the Lapis Venetus; identifies the Christmas star as a comet mentioned by the ancient Roman historian Cassius Dio. "
    Comet Shoemaker-Levy
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    """The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands" (Psalm 19:1, NIV)"

    Star of Bethlehem

    History

  • Columbia Shuttle Tragedy, February 2003 disaster
  • Music

    Tour of the Universe

    ""The heavens declare the glory of God"

    Testimonies

  • The death of a Christian astronaut , from banner of truth articles (story of a Columbia victim)
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