Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 3, 2014: Islands, Earwigs and Other Mysteries!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain)

Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter)
David Dickinson (Astroguyz.com / @astroguyz)
Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba)
Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein)

This Week’s Stories:
Strange Titan feature
The Oct 8th Total Lunar Eclipse
Sierra Nevada complains to NASA
Primordial water in the solar system?
Delta IV Booster Integration Another Step Toward First Orion Flight
Curiosity Rover Drills at Pahrump Hills, Finds Earwig?
Sierra Nevada Challenges NASA’s Space Taxi Deal With SpaceX, Boeing
Simulations Reveal An Unusual Death for Ancient Stars
The Orion Spacecraft is Almost Ready for Testing
MOM Delivers on Promise of Global View of Mars [The Planetary Society: Emily Lakdawalla]
Hyabusa 2 Launch Date Set [The Planetary Society: Emily Lakdawalla]
NASA’s NEW Orion Blog
Indian Student Project Plans to Launch Earthquake Predicting Satellite by 2015
Moon’s largest basin, was not caused by an impactor, but by crustal tectonics.
Cassini finds Cold Poison on Titan
Orion’s Flight Test Rocket Moves to Launch Pad
Diffraction Limited to buy SBIG.

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