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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

Full Snow Moon Illuminates Tonight’s Night Sky

Full Snow Moon Illuminates Tonight’s Night Sky

This evening’s [Feb 10] full moon is traditionally called the “Full Snow Moon”, and this year, there is also a penumbral eclipse of the moon. This is a very subtle kind of eclipse which may appear like a darker-than-usual moon. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, “February’s full Moon is traditionally called the Full Snow Moon because... Read more of this article

Minister Gibbons Trip To Washington Cost $1970

Minister Gibbons Trip To Washington Cost $1970

A trip in December 2016 by Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons to Washington, DC for meetings with the prospective satellite companies cost $1970.16, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – Saturday, December 17, 2016, and the web page... Read more of this article

Minister Gibbons Visits NASA Headquarters

Minister Gibbons Visits NASA Headquarters

The Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons and Permanent Secretary William Francis visited the NASA Headquarters in Washington DC last week as part of a mission to promote Bermuda’s space and satellite business programme. Minister Gibbons met with the Administrator, the Head of the U.S. Space Agency, Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr.,... Read more of this article

November ‘Supermoon’ Lights Up The Night Sky

November ‘Supermoon’ Lights Up The Night Sky

A full moon graced the skies over the island last night and early this morning [Nov 14] as November’s full moon – known as a Full Beaver Moon – was perfectly visible on a mostly clear night. “This year, the full moons of October, November and December all take place when the moon is at its closest point of approach in its orbit around Earth... Read more of this article

Video: NASA Films Hurricane Over Bermuda

Video: NASA Films Hurricane Over Bermuda

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured Hurricane Nicole as it passed over Bermuda yesterday, offering a one-of-a-kind view of the storm from far above. In describing the footage they recorded, NASA said, “From and altitude of 252 miles, cameras outside the International Space Station captured new views of Hurricane Nicole Oct.... Read more of this article