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By Susie Murph on February 12, 2020 in

After a couple weeks of low activity, it’s actually been a busy week in aerospace! Annie chats about the second batch of satellites for OneWeb, Japan’s new spy satellite, a failed Iranian launch, and ESA’s Solar Orbiter. New this week: useless space facts! Our first launch of the week was an Arianespace Soyuz-2 from Baikonur […]

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By Susie Murph on February 7, 2020 in

Today is a day busy with much preparation for the launch of the Solar Orbiter on Sunday, and we also learn how scientists creatively found ways to study a massive galaxy that exhausted itself very early in its lifetime. Solar Orbiter (NASA) NASA to Broadcast Solar Orbiter Launch, Prelaunch Activities (NASA) All because it’s the […]

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By Susie Murph on February 4, 2020 in

Today’s news is all about the weather: We look at what drives Pluto’s counter flowing winds, why Neptune is so much stormier then Uranus, and how NASA and ESA are getting us ready for their space weather watching mission Solar Orbiter Pluto’s icy heart makes winds blow (AGU) This week a blast of cold air […]

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By Susie Murph on February 3, 2020 in

This week we’re going to be getting a lot of Sunny Excitement as NASA and ESA gear up for the launch of the Solar Orbiter next Sunday. As part of that prep, we’re looking at newly discovered aurora called “The Dunes”, and covering a new UK study on the economic benefits of investing in space […]

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