Future in Space Hangout

Join us as we meet with members of the American Astronomical Society and the American Astronautical Society to discuss the future of humanity's efforts in space and science.

Showing 23 videos in "Future in Space Hangout" category

How Do We Make Future Space Astronomy Missions Happen?

19th Oct, 2017  -  1.5k views

The James Webb Space Telescope is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. How was that mission chosen over all the others? NASA has begun four concept studies of exciting major space observato...

NASA’s HabEx Mission and Living Earths: The Astronomical Answer to "Are We Alone?"

21st Sep, 2017  -  1.7k views

The Habitable Exoplanet Imaging Mission (HabEx) is a concept for a mission to directly image planetary systems around Sun-like stars. HabEx will directly image Earth-like exoplanets, and characterize ...

The Lynx Space Telescope: Our Next Flagship to Probe the X-Ray Universe

17th Aug, 2017  -  1.9k views

Lynx will take X-ray astronomy to new levels by combining a large gain in collecting area over Chandra and XMM, an angular resolution of 1/2 arcsecond, and high-throughput spectroscopy over a large fi...

The TRAPPIST-1 System and the NASA Search for Habitable Worlds

15th Jun, 2017  -  3.2k views

What is NASA doing to help us understand the TRAPPIST-1 system? NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. T...

How Cool is That? Exploring the Low-Temperature Universe

18th May, 2017  -  2.1k views

The low-temperature universe is a very hot topic in astronomy. Watch this month's Future in Space Hangout to find out why! Although cataclysmic explosions and the fiery furnaces of massive stars a...

NASA's TESS Mission Update

16th Mar, 2017  -  3.4k views

NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. Our search for planets will not end with the Kepler mission, but wil...

Hubble - Exciting & Still Going Strong!

16th Feb, 2017  -  3.3k views

The Hubble Space Telescope, one of the greatest scientific instruments of all time, is well into its second quarter-century of successful operation with years of exciting results ahead. Join Tony Da...

The Evolvable Space Telescope - There is More Than One Way to Build a Telescope!

15th Dec, 2016  -  3.2k views

Hangout made possible by .SPACE Domains: https://goo.gl/j6BgTp Although there are several space telescopes currently in operation, most people may think that the iconic Hubble Space Telescope is the ...

The PLANETS Foundation: Looking for Life in the Universe

17th Nov, 2016  -  3.2k views

PLANETS Foundation: https://planets.life SETI isn't the only game in town that is dedicated to searching for and finding life in the universe. An international team of professors, astrophysicists, e...

Future in Space: Beautiful Ballooning... And More

20th Oct, 2016  -  2.4k views

Live chat will be here when live: http://deepastronomy.com/live While the world’s space agencies extend humanity’s reach into space with science satellites of all kinds, generations of scientists...

SOFIA’s Flight to the Stars: NASA’s Airborne Astronomy Program

15th Sep, 2016  -  2.7k views

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Living Earths: The Astronomical Answer to “Are We Alone?"

19th Aug, 2016  -  5.9k views

NASA has begun four concept studies of major space observatories that could launch sometime in the coming couple decades. In this fourth in our series on these studies, we discuss the Habitable Exopla...