Sep 13th: Dr. Alan Stern, PI of New Horizons

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Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dr. Alan Stern, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg, & Dr. Brian Koberlein

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Guest: Dr. Alan Stern, PI of New Horizons

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You can watch the video in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2sQHYgUA7A

Description:  Today’s story:

  • StarHopper & SpaceX!
  • A volcanic exomoon!
  • Hypervelocity star almost kicked outta the Milky Way!
  • The loss of India’s Moon lander.
  • Water vapor found around exoplanet in habitable zone.

Host: Fraser Cain

Special Guests: Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator on the New Horizons mission, to the Weekly Space Hangout. This week, Alan will bring us all up to date about what we have learned about Ultima Thule since New Horizons completed its flyby, as well as the prospects for yet another extension of this exciting mission!

Regular Guest:

Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )
Dave Dickinson ( http://astroguyz.com/ & @Astroguyz )
Moiya McTier ( https://www.moiyamctier.com/ & @GoAstroMo )
Michael Rodruck ( https://sites.psu.edu/mrodruck/ )

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