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Host: Fraser Cain
Special Guests: Stephen Pakbaz, designer of the LEGO Mars Rover Kit, and Ray Sanders from CosmoQuest, who is unboxing and building the kit as we hang out!
Astrojournalists: Morgan Rehnberg, Sondy Springmann, Elizabeth Howell, Casey Dreier, David Dickinson, Nicole Gugliucci, Mike Simmons
Today’s Stories – we’ve got a whole bunch this week!
Nicole Gugliucci (Cosmoquest.org / @NoisyAstronomer):
Chang’e’s Lunar Panorama
Supernova in M82 – and we’ve got footage of where we caught it on Sun, Jan 19, in the Virtual Star Party, but no one realized it was there!
Elizabeth Howell (@howellspace):
Mock Mars mission
Will Spacewalks Happen On Expedition 40? NASA Undecided Due To Leak Investigation
Dusty, Windy And Damp: Five NASA Probes To Hunt Down Climate Change in 2014
Mike Simmons (Astronomers without Borders):
John Dobson bio
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