NASA’s new robot assistants & ‘Astrobees’ on the ISS< Portugal launches its national space agency, & Chandrayaan-2 will launch soon. more space update with #awesomeastropod
Occasionally the ISS will pass directly in front of the Moon or Sun presenting an interesting photographic opportunity. In this podcast, Rob Sparks describes how he has successfully photographed the ISS transiting the Sun and Moon with a DSLR and a zoom lens and describes techniques you can use to capture this distinctive image.
NASA hosts events called NASA Socials to bring together social media users at various NASA event. In this podcast, NOAO’s Rob Sparks talks about his experience at the recent NASA Social for the SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission #16 to the International Space Station.
Cheap Astronomy’s discovers that the ISS crew likes to ham it up
What happened to the Opportunity rover? How about 21P/Giacobini-Zinner? more at #365DaysofAstro. And lets celebrate Astronomy Cast’s 500th Episode!
Cheap Astronomy’s investigates life’s latest attempt to get its self-replication system off the planet.
Life in a space station and Earth’s pet space rock.