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.
Check out today’s discussion by @Andy_SSA & Michelle Thaller about 15 Years of the Spitzer Space Telescope and other mission at #365DaysOfAstro
The Expansion of the Universe and the Cosmic Background Explorer, Hubble Space Telescope, & James Webb Telescope missions.
Dr Gavin Schmidt discusses rising global temperatures, what are the probable causes, how the data is collected by scientists, & what industrialized nations are doing to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
“Chasing New Horizons”. A story of the people, passion, perseverance, drama, & science of the New Horizons Mission to Pluto, its moons, & beyond.
Dr Brad Cenko discusses the recent discovery of a Kilonova event from the collision of two neutron stars.
Discussion with Pranvera Hyseni about her passion for astronomy & how she eventually started ”Astronomy Outreach of Kosovo” (A.O.K)
All about the upcoming total solar eclipse. They discuss where to see it, how to see it and, most importantly, WHY to see it!