All posts tagged final frontier

May 21, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Now that Bulgaria is about to shoot a satellite into space, it is time to remember that it actually won’t. BulgariaSat-1, which is scheduled to blast off on aboard a […]

‘BulgariaSat-1’: Bulgaria’s first geostationary communication satellite ready to go

April 23, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

The first ever Bulgarian geostationary communication satellite, called BulgariaSat-1, is ready to be launched into space. It is supposed to reach an ...

Astronomers discover new Earths in our celestial neighbourhood

February 22, 2017, by VOANews

An international team of astronomers, using an array of ground and space telescopes, has discovered an astonishing seven Earth-sized planets in a syst ...

February 2017 penumbral lunar eclipse to be visible from Sofia – clouds permitting

February 9, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will be among places from which the penumbral lunar eclipse in the early hours of February 11 2017 will be visible R ...

  • 2016 Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 12 and 13
    August 11, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Skywatchers in Bulgaria will be able to enjoy one of the summer night sky’s most spectacular annual displays as the 2016 Perseid meteor showers peak on August 12 and 13. […]

  • NASA: Pluto has blue skies, water ice
    October 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The first colour images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue, the space agency said on October 8 2015. […]

  • NASA: Strong evidence of liquid water on Mars
    September 28, 2015, by VOANews

    NASA scientists have found strong evidence of salt water streams on Mars, at least during the red planet’s summer, the space agency announced Monday. The lines of “hydrated” salt minerals […]

  • Rare Supermoon eclipse will be last until 2033
    September 22, 2015, by VOANews

    In the wake of the pope’s visit to the United States, a rare – and unrelated celestial event – will happen in the heavens. You’ll see it either Sunday or […]

  • Total lunar eclipse to be visible from Europe
    September 11, 2015, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    People in Europe will have a chance to see a total lunar eclipse on the night of September 27–28. The eclipse is visible from much of the world, but times […]