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Wallpaper Wednesday: Another World In Space

Wallpaper Wednesday: Another World In Space

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the phrase ‘Bermuda Is Another World’ – made famous in the song by the legendary Hubert Smith — with an astronaut space theme, in a nod to our recent mention in the NASA SpaceX launch.The design is also available below in two versions as Facebook profile... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Bermuda Ground Station Has The Signals’

Video: ‘Bermuda Ground Station Has The Signals’

Bermuda’s NASA tracking station played a role in the recent SpaceX launch, with the island briefly mentioned during the live coverage, with the broadcast stating that “the Bermuda ground station has the signals.” A statement from NASA said, “NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts are in orbit following their launch to the International... Read more of this article

US Consul & Deputy Premier Observe Launch

US Consul & Deputy Premier Observe Launch

On August 10, U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette and Deputy Premier Walter Roban visited the NASA Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island to observe launch operations of an Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft as it passed over Bermuda.“At 7:01 p.m. [AST], the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia launched a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket carrying... Read more of this article

Space Camp For Middle School Students

Space Camp For Middle School Students

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Department of Energy is inviting “public middle school students to apply for this year’s Challenger Alaska to Bermuda Virtual Space Camp, offered free of charge.” A Government spokesperson said, “This camp is continued in partnership with the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, with whom the... Read more of this article

Virtual Tour NASA & Learn About Living In Space

Virtual Tour NASA & Learn About Living In Space

NASA and the Department of Energy are inviting middle and high school students and teachers to virtually tour NASA and learn about living in space. The Government posted the graphic below online, saying, “NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Energy invites all local middle and high school students and teachers... Read more of this article

NASA Launch To Be Visible From Bermuda

NASA Launch To Be Visible From Bermuda

A NASA rocket launch scheduled for May 7 may be visible from Bermuda, with two vapor clouds also expected to form north of the island. Additionally, specialized cameras based in Bermuda will help to analyze the vapor clouds and their interactions as part of an experiment. The NASA website said, “A mission to explore energy transport in space using... Read more of this article

Acting U.S. Consul Visits NASA Tracking Station

Acting U.S. Consul Visits NASA Tracking Station

Acting U.S. Consul General Alan Purcell visited the NASA Tracking Station in Bermuda in advance of Saturday’s [Feb 20] scheduled rocket launch from the NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This will be Northrop Grumman’s 15th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International... Read more of this article

‘Cold Moon’: The Last Full Moon Of 2020

‘Cold Moon’: The Last Full Moon Of 2020

The last full moon of 2020 lit up the night sky last night [Dec 29] – known as the ‘Cold Moon,’ it peaked just before sunset. The Farmer’s Almanac website said, “The Moon names we use in The Old Farmer’s Almanac come from Native American, Colonial American, or other traditional sources passed down through generations.... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Mentioned In Space Launch

Video: Bermuda Mentioned In Space Launch

Bermuda’s NASA tracking station played a role in last night’s NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission, with the island briefly mentioned during the live broadcast. Approximately four hours into NASA’s live broadcast of the launch, the commentator states, “We’ve heard call out Bermuda, that means Bermuda ground station has the signals... Read more of this article

Comet NEOWISE Spotted From Bermuda

Comet NEOWISE Spotted From Bermuda

Officially known as C/2020 F3, Comet NEOWISE was recently photographed from Fort St. Catherine as its path takes it close to the Earth, something which will not occur again for some time, as the comet will not be visible in Earth’s skies for another 6,800 years. A Space.com story said, “Officially known as C/2020 F3, Comet NEOWISE was first... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul General Visits Tracking Station

U.S. Consul General Visits Tracking Station

U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto visited the NASA Bermuda Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island for the first time to commemorate the 51st anniversary of Apollo 11 and the 30th anniversary year of the Hubble Space Telescope.A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s [NASA] Bermuda... Read more of this article

Space Region Has ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Moniker

Space Region Has ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Moniker

The Bermuda Triangle has lent its name to a “vast region above Earth has been known to wreak havoc on spacecraft that happen to enter the area.” A Space.com story said, “Ships, airplanes and people have been known to disappear without explanation in an area of the North Atlantic Ocean known as the Bermuda Triangle. “Could it be extraterrestrials,... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On National Space Strategy

Minister Roban On National Space Strategy

[Ministerial statement from Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban] Mr. Speaker, I rise today to update this Honourable House about the introduction of the Bermuda National Space Strategy. Mr. Speaker, Space has never been more exciting and promising, for Bermuda and for the world. The space industry is undergoing a revolution. Once the exclusive domain... Read more of this article