Space
1st SpaceX Starlink launch for August today. Watch here
SpaceX has seven Starlink launches scheduled for the month of August 2022. Watch the first one taking place at 6:57 p.m. EDT on August 9, 2022.
Tonight
Venus, Castor and Pollux line up on August 10
On the morning of August 10, 2022, notice our brightest planet, Venus, forming a line with the two bright Gemini stars, Castor and Pollux.
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See Mars and Pleiades on August 10, morning

On the morning of August 10, 2022, look for Mars in the sunrise direction near the beautiful Pleiades star cluster. Nearby is reddish Aldebaran.
Space

Mars Sample Return mission takes another step

The Mars Sample Return mission is changing a bit, including the addition of 2 new Mars helicopters. It will bring the 1st-ever Mars samples to Earth in 2033.
Space

UFOs – Ultra-red Flattened Objects – revealed by Webb

Astronomers analyzing new Webb images have found UFOs, or Ultra-red Flattened Objects. These UFOs are disk galaxies that only become visible in infrared light.
Human World
Space

Launches: Russia leaving ISS? Not so fast!

Launches blog for August 9: According to the new head of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency will not end its participation in the ISS after 2024.
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Saturn’s 2022 opposition: 4 fun things to see

In August - the month of Saturn's 2022 opposition - here are 4 fun and easy things you can watch for with the eye alone. No telescope needed!
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Moon near fiery Antares August 6 and 7

Watch for the moon near fiery Antares on the evenings of August 6 and 7, 2022, floating near the summer Milky Way. They'll be a stirring sight!
Earth

Raining fish and frogs … for real

Click here to read many recent, documented accounts of raining fish and frogs. Yes, it's a real thing! Discover the causes here.
Earth

Do bees die after they sting you?

Do bees die after they sting you? Only the honeybee dies after stinging you, and only female bees have stingers. The female honeybee dies protecting its home.