Ep #28: News Roundup - Sept 2016

Welcome to our first news roundup. The topics for today: SpaceX Explosion; The latest on Juno at Jupiter; ESA's Philae lander found on Comet 67P; 35 years of Voyager I and II Probes

Published by Tony Darnell on 12th Sep, 2016

Welcome to our first news roundup. The topics for today: SpaceX Explosion; The latest on Juno at Jupiter; ESA's Philae lander found on Comet 67P; 35 years of Voyager I and II Probes

Links:

A video of the Space X explosion, note the delay between the visual and the audio (due to the difference between the speed of light and the speed of sound):
http://www.floridatoday.com/videos/tech/science/space/spacex/2016/09/01/89724166/

Forbes discussion of the explosion and the effect on Space X.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2016/09/02/second-spacex-launch-disaster-in-14-months-hands-air-force-nasa-a-big-headache/#3bb627cf1ca4

Facebook reaction to loss of their satellite with other news on Mark Zuckerberg:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/09/02/spacex-explosion-satellite-delivers-major-setback-facebook-internetorg-mark-zuckerberg/89769142/

Description of the Flyby with image of Jupiter:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasas-juno-successfully-completes-jupiter-flyby

Philae was found Sept. 4 in a shadowy area. It is on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the location is in the extreme right near the left image and is marked with a red box. The landing zone is shown at upper-right, and the spacecraft in the lower right.

Beautiful brochure on Rosetta

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