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November 22nd: Go Up and Turn Right

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Date: November 22, 2009 Title: Go Up and Turn Right Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Planning a mission to Mars is a piece of cake on paper. Actually doing it – well, not so much. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where your financial situation is always looking up. Today’s sponsor: […]

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October 29th: The Deep Space Network

Date: October 29, 2009 Title: The Deep Space Network Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: We’ve sent our plucky robot explorers out to get close up pics of the moons of Saturn, crawl around on the surface of Mars and even discover water on the Moon. But when they need to phone home […]

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October 25th: The TDRS System

October 25th: The TDRS System

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Date: October 25, 2009 Title: The TDRS System Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: You know how when you’re in space, you can just go ‘Ah Houston…’ and there’s a team of people with PhDs ready to solve all your problems? Here’s how that works. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website […]

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September 19th: Ed White’s Glove

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Date: September 19, 2009 Title: Ed White’s Glove Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Lots of things in astronomy just go around and around – which is also known as an orbit. Bio: Cheap Astronomy is an educational website that puts the economy back in astronomy. No ads, no profit, just good science. Today’s […]

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July 25th: The Southern Cross

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Date: July 25, 2009 Title: The Southern Cross Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: Cheap Astronomy gives a detailed expose on one of the best known features of the southern hemisphere’s night sky. Bio: Cheap Astronomy is an educational website that gives you more big bang for your buck. No ads, no profit, […]

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June 3: Why We Need Neutrino Telescopes

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Date: June 3, 2009 Title: Why We Need Neutrino Telescopes Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Links: Cheap Astronomy Description: Cheap Astronomy says ‘yes we can’ to all those skeptics who doubt the universe’s one second old baby photo can ever be observed directly. Bio: Explore the universe on a shoestring. Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where […]

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May 9th: What’s in a Day?

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Date: May 9, 2009 Title: What’s in a Day? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: Everyone knows there’s 24 hours to a day, but astronomers know there’s a whole different time scale required to make sense of the night. Every night our night sky orientates itself to the previous night’s configuration 4 minutes […]

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April 3rd: Chicks in Space

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Date: April 3, 2009 Title: Chicks in Space Podcaster: Steve Nerlich of Cheap Astronomy Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: The number of people who’ve become astronauts is approaching 500. And the number of women? One, even two, hundred? Nope – less than fifty. Cheap Astronomy explores the glass ceiling that is low Earth orbit. Bio: […]

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