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

Podcaster: Andy Poniros

By Andy Poniros on June 12, 2019 in

Dr John Grunsfeld discusses the challenges of servicing the Hubble & its amazing accomplishments.

By Andy Poniros on February 20, 2019 in

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

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

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

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?