In the future one can envision a space mining family boarding the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle for a a trip into low Earth orbit! more at #365DaysOfAstro
Think about it: Hubble is down to one gyro, maybe two; Kepler is in safe mode; and today, the Chandra X-ray telescope went into safe mode; Spitzer has run out of coolant but still doing science – our fleet of space telescopes is getting older what are we replacing them with?
This week we have some exoplanet news and cool crater under Greenland!
The 365 Days of Astronomy daily podcast celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019. As it enters a new decade, the show is planning a new year of content focused on the theme, “Commemorating discoveries across time and culture.”
Mass goes missing in BH collisions? Is a solar eclipse useful for science?
Cheap Astronomy’s discovers that the ISS crew likes to ham it up
Bepi Colombo is on its way to Mercury. Meanwhile, the Hayabusa 2 mission continues its exploration of the asteroid Ryugu, while the Hubble Space Telescope is back up and running again. What that means for the telescope?
Seismology. A chance to peer into our planet & learn how it works. And we’re about to take that technology to Mars. @astronomycast at #365DaysOfAstro