April 14, 2014

Monday's Big Space Day: See a Rocket Launch, Mars and Total Lunar Eclipse Online Yahoo!

Posted by tourdemars to General News at April 14, 2014 12:59 PM

Monday may be a dream come true for space fans, with a rocket launch, Mars and total lunar eclipse aligned in a truly epic cosmic triple play of live webcasts online. 'Space Monday': Total lunar eclipse, rocket launch, brush with Mars Yahoo News Mars Makes Closest Approach to Earth in 6 Years Monday Ahead of Lunar Eclipse SPACE.com SpaceX 'Go' for Dragon Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station Monday SPACE.com Tax Day Total Lunar Eclipse Kicks Off Blood Moon 'Tetrad' SPACE.com SpaceX to Launch Robotic Capsule to Space Station Next Week SPACE.com The events of Space Monday (April 14) begin in the late afternoon, when the private spaceflight company SpaceX will launch a robotic Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station. Once darkness falls, stargazers with clear skies can see Mars at its brightest (the Red Planet makes its closest approach to Earth since 2008 Monday), followed by a total eclipse of the moon in the overnight hours. Here's how to watch the events live online:
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