Rounding up the space exploration news this month from Voyager 1 & 2, Virgin Galactic, SpaceX, New Horizons
Florence, 4th largest Potentially Hazardous Asteroid and more stories about the twin Voyager
Something shifty on Europa, we miss you, loyal Voyager, and of course listener questions!
Why were the Voyager missions so important? Where are they now, and where are they going?
Podcaster: Host: Fraser Cain ; Journalists: Amy Shira Teitel, Nicole Gugliucci, Matthew Francis, David Dickinson, Nancy Atkinson
Date: June 4, 2009 Title: JPL’s Greatest Hits Podcaster: Bruce Irving Organization: JPL Main Web Site: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ JPL Solar System Ambassadors: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/ Description: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been involved in space exploration since 1958 when its Explorer 1 spacecraft became the United States’ first successful Earth-orbiting satellite. Operated for NASA by the California […]
Date: March 9, 2009 Title: Voyager: Sailing to the Edge of Our Solar System Podcaster: Jane Platt, with Dr. Ed Ston Organization: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory www.jpl.nasa.gov Description: NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, launched in 1977, are headed toward our solar system’s “exit sign” en route to becoming the first human-made objects to enter interstellar space. […]