Showing 18 podcasts
5th Dec, 2016
On November 2, 2016 NASA announced that the assembly for the James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. Tony and Carol give a summary of where the mission is now and what's in store for 2017.
14th Nov, 2016
Astronomers using NASA's Fermi and Swift Space Telescopes observe and record very rare gamma ray fluctuations from a binary companion in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
7th Nov, 2016
New data from the Kepler Space Telescope archive sheds new light on fast-spinning stars and their properties.
31st Oct, 2016
This week, Carol and Tony discuss the latest results from NASA's New Horizons Probe to Pluto with members of the mission science team.
24th Oct, 2016
Carol discusses her recent trip to Guadalajara Mexico and her attendance at the 2016 International Astronautical Congress. Carol and Tony discuss commercial efforts to get us into space, including Sp...
19th Sep, 2016
Have you ever wondered what caused a comet to break into pieces? What are some of the more famous examples? What Space Telescopes observe them?
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
5th Sep, 2016
Satellites are critical for tracking fire locations, extent and progression. Many Earth looking satellites are in the fleet to support this effort, and in particular NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite
22nd Aug, 2016
On September 8, 2016, NASA is launching its first mission to an asteroid, where it will not only study it in detail, but collect a sample to return to Earth.
15th Aug, 2016
After 19 years, the Cassini Mission is still unlocking secrets to the ringed-planet and its moons.
8th Aug, 2016
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) is an international satellite mission to provide next-generation observations of rain and snow worldwide every three hours.
25th Jul, 2016
Have you ever wondered how scientists and engineers work to protect our space telescopes from the harmful environment of space? What about EMP's? What threats to they pose and what are the biggest fac...