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NASA Satellite Image Of Hurricane Humberto

NASA Satellite Image Of Hurricane Humberto

NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of Hurricane Humberto, saying that the “storm appears large in the imagery as it stretches from Florida to North Carolina, and has a tail extending to the northeast for hundreds of miles into the western Atlantic Ocean north of Bermuda.” A statement on NASA’s website said, “NASA’s... Read more of this article

“Human Computer’s” Bermuda Calculations

“Human Computer’s” Bermuda Calculations

NASA’s “human computer” Katherine Johnson celebrates her 101st birthday on Monday [Aug 26], and her indispensable role in ensuring space agency computers in Bermuda, Cape Canaveral and Washington DC were properly programmed before America’s first manned orbital space mission is being recalled.. Mathematician Mrs. Johnson’s... Read more of this article

Endeavour Graduates Learn About Space Travel

Endeavour Graduates Learn About Space Travel

On Wednesday, August 7th, a group of youth sailors from 11 middle schools across Bermuda who are participating in the Endeavour Graduate Summer Programme learned there are similarities between space travel and sailing during a NASA presentation on celestial navigation. Thanks to the US Consulate General in Bermuda, 24 Endeavour graduates along with... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On Summer Space Camp

Minister Roban On Summer Space Camp

Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban held a press conference this morning [Aug 6] for day two of the inaugural Summer Space Camp. Minister Roban said, “I am excited to be here today for day two of our inaugural Summer Space Camp, sponsored by the Ministry of Home Affairs.” U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman, Minister Walter... Read more of this article

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