Podcaster: Ralph, Paul  & Jenni

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Title : Awesome Astronomy June 2022 Space Exploration Show

Organization: Awesome Astronomy

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The Discussion:

  • Discrimination in science and academia
  • Returning to the Welsh valleys to attempt astronomy
  • Free NASA merch from Official NASA Gear
  • Listener’s comments on Boeing and the state of spaceflight innovation.

The News

  • Assembly of China’s Tiangong space station
  • Artemis 1 wet rehearsal attempt #2
  • France join the Artemis Accord
  • NASA outsources moon suit developments
  • SpaceX’s critical approval for starship flight tests

The news discussion: NASA to formally investigate UFOs – is this wise?

How many people can you get on the International Space Station? From our good friend O G Duddy (@Derry_Man1) in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Bio: Awesome Astronomy is a podcast beamed direct from an underground bunker on Mars to promote science, space and astronomy (and enslave Earth if all goes well).

Today’s sponsor:  Big thanks to our Patreon supporters this month: Rob Leeson, David Bowes, Ron Diehl, Brett Duane, Benett Bolek, Mary Ann, Frank Frankovic, Michael Freedman, Kim Hay, Steven Emert, Frank Tippin, Rani Bush, Jako Danar, Joseph J. Biernat, Nik Whitehead, Semyon Torfason, Michael W, Cherry Wood, Steve Nerlich, Steven Kluth, James K Wood, Katrina Ince, Phyllis Foster, Don Swartwout, Barbara Geier, Steven Jansen

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