50 years of space exploration in the bag

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration officially hits the half-century mark on Tuesday, July 29 – celebrating 50 years of shooting stuff into orbit (among other notable achievements)!
(via Wired)

Total Lunar Eclipse on Wednesday (02/20/2008)

According to NASA, “On Wednesday evening, February 20th, the full Moon over the Americas will turn a delightful shade of red and possibly turquoise, too. It’s a total lunar eclipse—the last one until Dec. 2010.”

The total (or maximum) eclipse will occur at 7:26 pm PST (10:26pm EST).