Miles O’Brien and the This Week in Space team have produced a new edition of their video space news cast. Included in the cast: the space nation awaits direction from President Obama, Endeavour gets ready to deliver a room with a view, how an abandoned McDonalds is being used to restore closeups of the Moon, a space telescope finds new planets, plus an interview with Hubble-Hugger-In-Chief John Grunsfeld.
The same team that recently has been providing innovative live online coverage of space shuttle launches is now “airing” a weekly space news round-up show. “This Week in Space” is hosted by former CNN anchor and space correspondent Miles O’Brien. It also features veteran journalist David Waters, and is brought to you via Spaceflightnow.com.
I had the chance to chat with Miles briefly a while ago, and asked him if this was the type of space coverage he had always wanted to do. He said, “Yes, definitely! I am enjoying this immensely.” His enthusiasm is obvious in this new online show.
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