Home Science Space Track satellites anywhere in the world with NASA Flybys
NASA has announced that it now has available a Global Satellite Tracker system for anyone anywhere in the world to use. It’s as easy to use as going to SpaceWeather.com.


The website Spaceweather.com has a new global satellite tracking system available to all people all over the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

All you need is an Internet access.

Then, just go to http://spaceweather.com/, and click on the “Satellite Flybys” link at the right side of the page.

Want to save a step? Go directly to: http://spaceweather.com/flybys.

If you are in the United States or Canada, all you have to do, then, is input your zip code.

If you are located anywhere else, just click on “Global Flybys,” and then select your Country, State, and City.

The NASA Satellite Tracker will tell you what specific sightings of satellites will occur over the next two-week period.

For instance, I submitted Country: The Bahamas; State: Freeport; and City: Pine Ridge. (I’m not there right now, but would sure like to be!)

If I’m at this location, I could see the Hubble Space Telescope going over from 4:50:40 to 4:54:58 a.m. in the western sky on May 16, 2008. If in the Bahamas over the next two weeks, I would have other views of the Hubble Space Telescope, along with night-time sightings of the Genesis I and Genesis II satellites and the International Space Station.

If you didn’t know, Genesis I and II are two experimental space habitats (prototype “space hotels”) designed and built by the private U.S. space technology company Bigelow Aerospace, headquartered in North Las Vegas, Nevada, and launched in 2006 and 2007, respectively.

Please remember: NASA’s space shuttle Discovery and its STS-124 crew are scheduled to launch on Saturday, May 31, 2008. You will be able to find out when to see both the space shuttle and the space station go over in tandem with the use of the new NASA Global Satellite Tracker.

Have a Great Time hunting for satellites over your local night-time sky!

FREE CLOUD BACKUPS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR

Are your technicians spending too much time just managing your clients cloud backups?

Backups are an important part of any IT business but they should not consume more than their fair share of time and money.

Discover how to reduce the amount of time & money spent managing your Cloud Backups during this Free Webinar.

REGISTER FOR FREE WEBINAR!

FREE NETWORKING SERVICES CASE STUDY

As one of the world’s largest social networking services, Facebook handles a lot of user information, and requires input from an astounding range of stakeholders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — from both inside and outside the business.

Discover how Facebook was helped to connect remote employees, vendors, consultants, and partners to applications and web services quickly and reliably - without risking sensitive data.

GET CASE STUDY!

GET THE IT BUDGET YOU WANT

Explore your Network Treasure Trove to get the IT Budget you want

With Australian businesses projected to spend over $78.7 Billion why does it feel like you can never get the budget you need?.

In most cases your budget will get approved because the proposals are not only technically correct, but also provide good, credible evidence on how the spend aligns with key business objectives.

Did you know that your Network Monitoring tool can help you build a comprehensive business case without an MBA?

HERE ARE 8 TIPS TO GET THE IT BUDGET YOU WANT.

CLICK HERE!

William Atkins

William Atkins completed educational degrees in science (bachelor’s in physics and mathematics) from Illinois State University (Normal, United States) and business (master’s in entrepreneurship and bachelor’s in industrial relations) from Western Illinois University

Connect

 

 

 

 

Join the iTWire Community and be part of the latest news, invites to exclusive events, whitepapers and educational materials and oppertunities.
Why do I want to receive this daily update?
  • The latest features from iTWire
  • Free whitepaper downloads
  • Industry opportunities