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Weekly Space Hangout – Sept 30, 2016: Please Don’t Break Our Hearts Elon Musk

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg) Dave Dickinson (www.astroguyz.com / @astroguyz) Kimberly Cartier ( KimberlyCartier.org /…

5 years ago

Journey’s End: Comet Crash for Rosetta Mission Finale

With a soft “awwww” from the mission team in the control center in Darmstadt, Germany, the signal from the Rosetta…

5 years ago

Rosetta Wows With Amazing Closeups of Comet 67P Before Final ‘Crunchdown’

After 10 years pursuing 67P/C-G and more than two years studying it from orbit, Rosetta made the comet's icy nucleus…

5 years ago

Bye, Bye Rosetta — We’ll Miss You!

The Rosetta comet probe will leave its flyover orbit today to prepare for its dramatic free-fall descent to the surface…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Sept 23, 2016: Dr. Frank Timmes and Online Astronomy Education

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guests: Dr. Frank Timmes is an astrophysicist at Arizona State University and will be discussing…

5 years ago

There It Is! Philae Lander Found

The search is over, and looking at these images, no wonder it was so hard to find the little Philae…

5 years ago

Rosetta’s Philae Lander in Permanent Sleep

ESA's Philae lander, the first spacecraft to successfully soft-land on the surface of a comet and former piggyback partner to Rosetta,…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 5, 2016: Dr. Or Graur

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Or Graur, Research Associate at the Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics at…

6 years ago

How to Find Rosetta’s Comet In Your Telescope

How would you like to see one of the most famous comets with your own eyes? Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko plies the…

6 years ago

More Evidence That Comets May Have Brought Life to Earth

The idea of panspermia -- that life on Earth originated from comets or asteroids bombarding our planet -- is not…

6 years ago