Perched at 14,148 feet near the summit of Mt. Evans is the Meyer-Womble Observatory. In terms of optical observatories, it has the 3rd highest vantage point to the stars in the world. That vantage also exposes it to the winds.
Good morning - here are some of the leading headlines we're following today:
'Picture Perfect Launch' For Private Rocket Headed To Space Station.
Deal Reached On Probe Of Iran's Nuclear Program, IAEA Chief Says.
Originally published on Tue May 22, 2012 8:09 am
Originally published on Tue May 22, 2012 4:43 am
The SpaceX unmanned rocket will try to lift off again, after its first attempt was scrubbed a half-second before launch on Saturday.
Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 5:31 am
"That's got to be the prettiest thing I've ever seen," Brent Veltri of Salida, Colo., told The Associated Press, when asked about the eclipse of the sun that was visible across the western U.S. on Sunday afternoon and in much of Asia earlier today.
The celestial show attracted quite a crowd. According to the AP: