ESA – Medicane Ianos

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission captured this image of the Mediterranean hurricane, or ‘Medicane,’ crossing the Ionian Sea and approaching Greece yesterday 17 September at 10:48 CEST.  Medicane Ianos, set to make landfall over Greece today, is expected to bring hurricane-force winds and heavy rain. Medicanes are similar in form to hurricanes and typhoons, but can […]

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Historic Mount Wilson Observatory survives close call with Southern California’s Bobcat Fire

The southern-facing HPWREN live webcam on the Mount Wilson Observatory took this image at 7:51 p.m. PDT on Sept. 17 (0251 GMT on Sept. 18), and it shows activity associated with the Bobcat Fire. (Image credit: Mount Wilson Observatory) A wildfire is at the doorstep of the historic 116-year-old Mount Wilson Observatory in Southern California. […]

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Mount Wilson Escapes Wildfire; Amateur Observatory Destroyed – Sky & Telescope

Fire rages at Mount Wilson at night, with the city of Los Angeles visible in the distance. HPWREN / Mount Wilson Observatory Another California observatory survived near-catastrophe this week, as the massive Bobcat wildfire bore down on the historic Mount Wilson Observatory northeast of Los Angeles. Also at risk were local radio and television transmission […]

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ESA brings space industry together online

Agency 18/09/2020 847 views 15 likes Europe’s space community came together through two days of virtual presentations and business-to-business meetings during ESA’s online Industry Space Days on 16–17 September. A record 1900 participants registered for the event. Companies, including hundreds of small and medium-sized enterprises, from ESA Member States, Cooperating States and Associate States networked via an […]

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