May 14

Observe the ISS across the sky

International Space Station

You probably have seen one day in the night sky a very bright object moving faster than a plane, without blinking, thinking that it was probably a plane. It is more than likely that it was the ISS ! My AllSky station captured the ISS passage last night between 3:04 am and 3:06 am and […]

May 5

The Rosetta Odyssey – 900 Days On A Comet

140919 - Comète 67P/Tchourioumov-Guérassimenko

A chip jump on a pin head offered us the opportunity to discover back an essential ESA space mission: Rosetta. The mission started with its launch on 2001 with Ariane 5, and consisted of an orbiter probe “Rosetta” and a lander “Philae” whose study of the comet 67P / Tchourioumov-Guérassimenko in the approach phase […]

May 3

Comet C2/2017 T2 Panstarrs

Comete de Hale-Bopp

Comets have always fascinated humanity with their mystery and splendor. They generally heralded tragic events, such as the death of King Harold II of England in 1451 and the advent of William the Conqueror, and we find many observations of them over the centuries; the most famous in Europe is from the Halley comet which […]

Apr 30

Soyouz, Space Autobus

Soyouz Space Craft

Today, we will talk about three extraordinary videos from the l’EAS (European Space Agency) which explain the three phases of the mission of the Soyouz launcher: Orbitting Docking at the ISS (Internationale Space Station) Returing to earth The three videos are fortunately English, and simple to understand. And above all very well documented. So make yourself […]

Apr 29

Understand the flames of a Rocket

Navette spatiale

What would space conquest be without a rocket? Not much. This is why, whether we have an ecological spirit or not, we are going to focus on the launchers reactors, and specially on the flames which go out and teach us a lot about the techniques used. The Youtube channel “Techniques Spatiales” offers us two […]

Apr 29

The farthest Voyager in space

The farthest voyager in space

When on a Saturday evening you are looking on for what could well allow you to end the evening quietly in front of the TV, without too much mind-blowing reportage or reality TV, and that you fall for the purest of chances on this nugget, when you have only one desire: to share it! […]

Apr 18

Hello World !

Et a troisème jour, Dieu créa la terre

The SergePlace site is under construction, I will try to make it a nice blog on astronomy and on the projects I have carried out. You will of course be informed when all this has started. Very soon …