Mar 1st: Far Far Out

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Podcaster:  Host :Fraser Cain; Guest : Dr. Ellen Stofan

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Dr. Ellen Stofan, Director of the National Air and Space Museum

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Description:  Today’s story:

  • Hyabusa 2’s success.
  • SpaceX uses a 3-times-used booster!
  • Israel’s lunar lander.
  • Crew Dragon flies on March 2!
  • The best picture of Ultima Thule, MU69.
  • Virgin Galactic flies a passenger (cabin evaluator) to space!
  • The new “most distant” object. Far, far out dude!

Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )

Special Guest: Dr. Ellen Stofan, the Director of the National Air and Space Museum.

Guests: None


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