Space Science in my Backyard Episode 2

The National Research Council's Algonquin Radio Observatory (ARO) is one of two major radio astronomy facilities in Canada where scientists study the sun, stars and distant galaxies in wavelengths beyond those of visible light. Begun in 1959, the Observatory is situated deep in Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park, away from manmade interference. The site contains a collection of instruments designed for research in several phases of radio astronomy: an array of 32 parabolic reflectors, each 3m in diameter, scans the [...]

By |2021-08-27T23:21:03-04:00August 27, 2021|Second Officer's Log|0 Comments

Captain’s Log – Stardate 202107.30

This month was eventful to put it lightly. A new ship launched from the Nomad named the Volaris with 7 crew members on board.  We are the new support ship. The Cerberus, the other ship we are the support ship for, submitted paperwork for early commission and was able to have the time in shakedown reduced to 6 months. I am very proud of both these new chapters. Much of the crew put significant effort into projects. The Space station with the FB [...]

By |2021-08-22T19:35:54-04:00August 6, 2021|Captain's Log|0 Comments
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