ISS pass predictions

The ISS is an excellent place to start if you are interested in astronomy, as it is easily the third-brightest object in the night sky (behind the moon and Venus) when it is overhead and is readily observed. The link below computes pass prediction data for thousands of locations; weather permitting, most beginning observers should […]

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Valkyrie Wing

The Valkyrie wing is RHS Aerospace’s design for the 2016 National Wing Design competition. We provide the airfoils, technical drawings, plans, parts list, photos, and more to give prospective builders a comprehensive overview of the wing and its applications in out design report. We have also documented the process and structure of the competition itself. […]

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Astronomy and Optics

We have a few small optical instruments at Valkyrie, used mainly¬†for sighting spacecraft like the ISS and Tiangong 1 in low earth orbit (LEO). We have also used our equipment to study the moon, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter, and we have now begun searching for Messier objects. Though our region has light pollution and trees […]

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