Categories: Weekly Space Hangout

Weekly Space Hangout – April 3, 2015: Lunar Eclipses & Asteroid Chunks!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain)

Guests:
Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg )
Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com)

This Week’s Stories:

Planetary Society: Orbit Mars by 2033
India Launches Fourth Navigation Satellite
Seeking Ceres in 2015
Shortest Eclipse of the Century
Road to Mars begins with Relocated Asteroid Chunk, NASA Decides
Russia and US Agree to Build New Space Station after ISS
Long March 7 Is Delayed Again, Due To Fly In 2016
Four Ideas to Bust the Floor on Outer Planet Mission Costs
Black Holes – Bigger on the Inside
NASA’s “Flying Saucer” Prepares for Another Spin
Hubble Views a Galaxy on Edge
The Tumultuous Heart of the Large Magellanic Cloud
As Stars Form, Magnetic Fields Influence Regions Big and Small
Will Space Play in the 2016 US Election?
Astrofest 2015: International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Herschel and Planck Find Missing Clue to Galaxy Cluster Formation
MPA: Dusty Substructure in a Galaxy Far Far Away
ALMA Disentangles Complex Birth of Giant Stars
Stunning Photo of Volcanic Lightning at Volcán de Colima in Mexico
Why Did A Group Of Medieval Monks See Part Of The Moon Explode?
Is this ET? Mystery of Strange Radio Bursts from Space
Watch Curiosity’s Scars on Mars Change Over Time
SpaceX Cargo Launch Now Set for April 13
Deep Space Exploration Will Demand Artificial Gravity
Robert Bigelow and His Expandable Space Habs
Plants Use Sixth Sense for Growth Aboard the Space Station
Planned Research During the Year Long ISS Stay
Hubble Spies Eight Green Filaments Lit Up By Past Quasar Blasts
Astronomers Watch Unfolding Saga of Massive Star Formation – NRAO: Revealing the Hidden Universe

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Fraser Cain

Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

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