Backyard Observing

Last night I saw the space shuttle (STS-127) followed by the space station (ISS) at about 20:48 PDT from my backyard. The shuttle led the station by about 30 seconds about 10 hours after the undocking. The excellent Heavens Above web site was predicting a 6 second separation, but the shuttle had clearly dropped its


Last week, i have been involved in SEAMEO QITEP in Science. What’s that? SEAMEO QITEP in Science? SEAMEO is an abbreviation of ‘South East Asia Ministry of Education Organization‘, while QITEP is ‘Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel‘; so, basically, SEAMEO QITEP, is a center that has a task to improve the qualility of