25th Jan, 2016 by Tony Darnell
In this inaugural episode, Dr. Carol Christian and Tony Darnell discuss the 20th anniversary of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) and it's impact on operating space telescopes from a large distance from Earth. We also provide an update o
11th Jul, 2016 by Tony Darnell
NASA's Dawn mission just completed its science phase on June 30th, 2016. It is the only spacecraft to have orbited two different bodies in our solar system: the minor planet Ceres and the asteroid Vesta. What have we learned about these bodies?
25th Jul, 2016 by Tony Darnell
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 factors concerning the safety of our space telescopes
15th Aug, 2016 by Tony Darnell
After 19 years, the Cassini Mission is still unlocking secrets to the ringed-planet and its moons.
22nd Aug, 2016 by Tony Darnell
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.
5th Sep, 2016 by Tony Darnell
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
12th Sep, 2016 by Tony Darnell
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