Day: June 5, 2024

Starliner to the Stars

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in Florida. NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test is the first launch with astronauts of the Boeing CFT-100 spacecraft and United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The flight test, which launched at 10:52 a.m. EDT, serves as an end-to-end demonstration of Boeing’s crew transportation system and will carry NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams to and from the orbiting laboratory. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

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Rare Ammonite Fossil #AIArt

The rare ammonite fossil, once an inhabitant of ancient oceans, has undergone a remarkable transformation into a breathtaking iridescent gemstone known as ammolite. Over millions of years, the mineralization process gradually replaced the original organic material of the fossil with layers of aragonite, resulting in a captivating kaleidoscope of colors that dance across its surface when viewed from different angles.

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Blessed Angelina of Marsciano

Blessed Angeline of Marsciano founded the first Third Order community of women in the Franciscan family; something new in her day. While briefly married, Blessed Angeline did not set aside the vow of perpetual chastity she’d made as a child. She spent her life caring for the sick and the poor.

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