All posts by Andy Poniros

Andy Poniros is a JPL / NASA public outreach volunteer. When he’s not spending time with his family, he enjoys telescope building, and educating the public in the fields of astronomy & space exploration. He is currently working on astronomy & space exploration podcasts for children and adults.

By Andy Poniros on July 19, 2019 in
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Podcaster: Andy Poniros

By Andy Poniros on June 12, 2019 in
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Dr John Grunsfeld discusses the challenges of servicing the Hubble & its amazing accomplishments.

By Andy Poniros on February 20, 2019 in
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APOLLO 7 astronaut Colonel Walter Cunningham discusses the challenges of landing a man to the moon, including the APOLO 1 fire that took the lives of astronaut Gus Grissom, Ed White & Roger Chaffee. The first manned flight after the tragedy, APOLO 7, the first flight to go to the Moon & back, APOLO 8, & the first Moon landing, APOLO 11.

By Andy Poniros on September 27, 2018 in
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The Expansion of the Universe and the Cosmic Background Explorer, Hubble Space Telescope, & James Webb Telescope missions.

By Andy Poniros on December 20, 2017 in
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Dr Brad Cenko discusses the recent discovery of a Kilonova event from the collision of two neutron stars.

By Andy Poniros on December 29, 2016 in
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How the Dawn Mission Team was able to overcome obstacles that threatened to end the mission long before it had completed all of its objectives?