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July 30, 2015
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The Best Resources For Learning About The Blue Moon

From CNN:

If anything unusual happens to you Friday, you’ll be right to say it was “once in a blue moon.”

The July 31 appearance of the month’s second full moon will be the first such occurrence in the Americas since August 2012. Every month has a full moon, but because the lunar cycle and the calendar year aren’t perfectly synched, about every three years we wind up with two in the same calendar month.

But Earth’s satellite will most likely not appear blue at all.

Here are some additional resources on Friday’s event:

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Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration

You might also be interested in these other moon-related “Best” lists:

The Best Sites To Learn About The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

 

The Best Resources About The “Supermoon”

The Best Resources For “Moon Day”

The Best Resources For Learning About The Blood Moon

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July 20, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Today Is The Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing – Here Are Related Resources

July 20th is the anniversary of the Apollo 11 space mission when the first humans walked on the moon.

You might be interested in The Best Sites To Learn About The Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

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July 10, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Resources For Learning About NASA’s “New Horizons” Spacecraft

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft will be arriving at Pluto shortly.

You can access tons of visuals and infographics on the mission at a special Pinterest page NASA has created about the mission.

Images of Pluto From NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft is from The New York Times.

Pluto comes into focus is a really cool interactive from ABC in Australia.

The Journey to Pluto is from The Wall Street Journal.

From Pluto to the Sun is also from The WSJ.

Humanity reaching out with New Horizons is an interactive from The Washington Post.

And here’s a neat video the National Space Society has created:

Here’s one from Vox:

Here’s an Associated Press interactive on the mission.

NPR has created this video, which contains “Hundreds of images from the space probe New Horizons mission stitched together with a poem by Ray Bradbury.”

You might also be interested in a ton of “Best” lists related to space you can find here. This is just a small sample:

The Best Sites For Learning About Planets & Space

The Best Sites To Learn About The Hubble Telescope

The Best Images Taken In Space

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June 22, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Video & Infographics: NASA’s “New Horizons” Spacecraft

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft will be arriving at Pluto next month.

You can access tons of visuals and infographics on the mission at a special Pinterest page NASA has created about the mission.

And here’s a neat video the National Space Society has created:

You might also be interested in a ton of “Best” lists related to space you can find here. This is just a small sample:

The Best Sites For Learning About Planets & Space

The Best Sites To Learn About The Hubble Telescope

The Best Images Taken In Space

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