China’s space-launch base in Africa could facilitate nuclear strikes against U.S.

China’s space-launch base in Africa could facilitate nuclear strikes against U.S.

Special to CosmicTribune.com, January 25, 2023 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher China is making its first space power projection to Africa, building its first space-launch base in the strategically located nation of Djibouti, in a region close to the strategic Bab Al Mandeb Strait that compliments the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) existing naval-air-army base in Djibouti. […]

‘The great dragon was hurled down — that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan…’

‘The great dragon was hurled down — that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan…’

Special to CosmicTribune.com, January 30, 2023 WORDS OF LIFE Revelations 12 1 A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. 2 She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth. […]

South Korean lunar mission to search for minerals, ice and future landing sites

South Korean lunar mission to search for minerals, ice and future landing sites

Special to CosmicTribune.com, August 5, 2022 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Aug. 4, 2022, with South Korea’s first Moon mission: the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, called Danuri. Later missions will include an orbiter, lander, and rover. Danuri, from the Korean words dal and nurida, means “enjoy the Moon” and its […]

Those spectacular James Webb Space Telescope images: Real or fake?

Those spectacular James Webb Space Telescope images: Real or fake?

Analysis by CosmicTribune.com, July 21, 2022 What are we to make of the new images ostensibly from the James Webb Space Telescope? “These aren’t photographs. They are data visualizations!” noted Tim Fernholz in a report for Quartz. So are we to take these spectacular presentations on faith and the word of the Biden White House […]

Micrometeroid puts a tiny dint in one of 18 mirror segments in James Webb Space Telescope

Micrometeroid puts a tiny dint in one of 18 mirror segments in James Webb Space Telescope

Special to CosmicTribune.com, June 9, 2022 NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was struck by a larger than expected micrometeoroid in late May, slightly damaging one of the spacecraft’s 18 primary mirror segments. NASA said that the telescope is “still performing at a level that exceeds all mission requirements.” The telescope cost NASA nearly $10 billion […]

Why Elon Musk poses an existential threat to the Chinese Communist Party

Why Elon Musk poses an existential threat to the Chinese Communist Party

FPI / May 12, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher On May 5, China’s People Liberation Army Daily (PLAD), which runs the website China Military Online, published a detailed attack on Elon Musk’s growing Starlink constellation. This follows nearly a year of occasional protests after the now 2,200 satellite constellation threatened China’s new manned space station […]

Space station, Ukraine and Biden corruption: Collision shakes cosmic balance of power

Space station, Ukraine and Biden corruption: Collision shakes cosmic balance of power

Special to CosmicTribune.com FPI / April 6, 2022 On April 2 the director general of the Russian space corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, a close ally of Vladimir Putin, continued to play hardball with the United States when he posted on Twitter his latest threat to end cooperation with the United States on the International Space […]

James Webb Space Telescope aligns its 18 hexagonal mirror segments

James Webb Space Telescope aligns its 18 hexagonal mirror segments

Special to CosmicTribune.com, March 23, 2022 2MASS J17554042+6551277 is the coordinate-based catalog designation of the star centered in this sharp field of view of the world’s largest space telescope which was launched on Dec. 25, 2021. The diffraction pattern is created by the 18 hexagonal mirror segments of the James Webb Space Telescope. After unfolding, […]

The night sky on the first day of Spring 2022

The night sky on the first day of Spring 2022

Special to CosmicTribune.com, March 20, 2022 Highlights for the week of March 18-26, 2022 Spot Arcturus very low in the east-northeast after nightfall and higher in the east later in the evening. By modern measurements Arcturus is visual magnitude –0.05, making it the fourth-brightest nighttime star. It’s bested only by Sirius, Canopus, and Alpha Centauri. […]

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