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MIT Professor Dr. Wood To Host Space Talk

MIT Professor Dr. Wood To Host Space Talk

Dr. Danielle Wood from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] will hold a talk about how ‘Technology from Space Helps Keep us Safe on Earth’ on Monday, July 1st. “The talk will take place at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo at 6:30 pm and is open to the general public, free of charge. The Ministry of Home Affairs especially encourages... Read more of this article

Government Launches Space & Satellite Website

Government Launches Space & Satellite Website

The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched its Space and Satellite website which is the “official hub of Bermuda’s Space and Satellite Administration.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched its Space and Satellite website at www.space.gov.bm. “The aim of the website is to be the official... Read more of this article

Photo Of Bermuda Featured In NASA Book

Photo Of Bermuda Featured In NASA Book

A depiction of Bermuda as seen from space is included in a new photo essay book by NASA, with the image of the island one of 69 images included in their book entitled ‘Earth.’ “Swirling clouds, deep blue oceans and textured land- and icescapes are among the many faces of our planet revealed in NASA’s new photo-essay book: Earth,”... Read more of this article

Bermuda Space & Satellite Policy Advisory Panel

Bermuda Space & Satellite Policy Advisory Panel

Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban convened the second plenary meeting of the Bermuda Space and Satellite Policy Advisory Panel on Wednesday [Dec 12] in Washington, DC. “During the meeting, the Panel recommended strategies to attract space and satellite-related business to Bermuda while growing its domestic space and satellite... Read more of this article

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

[Updated] A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning [Nov 5] at the NASA Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island in the east end. Mr. Sam Scimemi, Director of NASA’s International Space Station, and Bill Wrobel, Director of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, led a delegation to Bermuda to officially open the NASA Tracking Station. At this morning’s... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On Emerging Space Economies

Minister Roban On Emerging Space Economies

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban highlighted his recent attendance at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado, saying that  “the space and satellite industry is flourishing” and “Bermuda’s role in this industry can grow.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [April 27], Minister... Read more of this article

Minister To Attend Space Symposium In USA

Minister To Attend Space Symposium In USA

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs said they continue to “lead Bermuda’s exploration of its space assets in an effort to determine future economic benefit,” and the ”next step is participation at the 34th Space Symposium this week at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.” “The Minister, Deputy... Read more of this article

2018 Starts Off With Two Full Moons In January

2018 Starts Off With Two Full Moons In January

January is a very special month for lunar observers as the first month of 2018 will feature two full moons and a total lunar eclipse, or “blood moon.” When two full Moons occur within one calendar month, the second is called a Blue Moon. In January 2018, a Blue Moon will occur on the 31st. Tonight’s full moon occurred just hours after... Read more of this article

Russian Cosmonaut Posts Photo Of Bermuda

Russian Cosmonaut Posts Photo Of Bermuda

Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, who is part of the current mission team aboard the International Space Station [ISS], recently posted a photo of Bermuda on social media, with the unique image attaining more than 7,000 likes.This isn’t the first time that an astronaut has turned their camera lens to Bermuda, with Canadian Commander Chris... Read more of this article

Partial Solar Eclipse Seen From Bermuda

Partial Solar Eclipse Seen From Bermuda

This afternoon [Aug 21], Bermuda saw a partial view of the solar eclipse, affording the island a glimpse of what it looks like when the moon slides between the sun and the earth, casting a shadow below. While the total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Bermuda, it was observed as a partial solar eclipse. Although total solar eclipses... Read more of this article

Bermuda To See Partial Solar Eclipse Today

Bermuda To See Partial Solar Eclipse Today

People across the island will be treated to a partial view of this afternoon’s [Aug 21] solar eclipse, as the Earth, sun, and moon line up to create the visually stunning phenomenon. The event’s path of totality will give people along a narrow strip of the continental United States the ability to see a full eclipse, with the moon blocking... Read more of this article

Full Thunder Moon Illuminates The Night Sky

Full Thunder Moon Illuminates The Night Sky

July’s full moon is providing a nighttime show for people across the island tonight [July 8] as it rose from the horizon earlier this evening and will be completely full at 1.07am on Sunday [July 9].“On July 9, those who are blessed with a night of clear skies during the stormiest month of the year will be able to see the Full Thunder Moon... Read more of this article

Minister: Meetings With NASA & Satellite Industry

Minister: Meetings With NASA & Satellite Industry

Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons provided an overview on meetings he attended in Washington DC, where he discussed a number of topics including the relationship between NASA and Bermuda, the Cybersecurity framework, satellite networks and more. The Minister said, “While in Washington, I also... Read more of this article