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Watching Satellite Launch from Kourou

Have you watched a space launch from Kourou in French Guiana? Do you have any tips for someone considering a visit? [more inside]
posted by gimonca on Aug 27, 2014 - 5 answers

Are satellites built from old metals to avoid post-A-bomb radiation levels?

Are satellites (or satellite parts) ever made from metal salvaged from pre-1945 shipwrecks? Possibly to ensure that those metals were refined before atmospheric A-bomb explosions increased the background radiation levels? [more inside]
posted by metaBugs on Aug 4, 2009 - 17 answers

What did we see in the Kenyan sky?

Did we see the International Space Station on Friday night from the beach in Malindi, Kenya? [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Apr 13, 2009 - 5 answers

Fire from the sky!

There was a huge fireball in the sky; looking southwest from my back yard this morning. How do I find out what it was, or where it landed? [more inside]
posted by dejah420 on Feb 15, 2009 - 17 answers

Is there Sky in the sky?

Can astronauts/cosmonauts on the International Space Station get satellite TV? [more inside]
posted by medium format on May 23, 2007 - 11 answers

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