The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.*SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 24*The most distant black hole ever seenAstronomers have set a new record for the most distant quasar ever found. The quasar dating back some 13.13 billion years is 1000 times more luminous than the Milky Way, and is powered by the earliest known supermassive black hole – a monster more than 1.6 billion times the mass of the Sun.*Mars Helicopter phones homeNASA’s Mars Ingenuity Helicopter has phoned mission managers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California to let them know it arrived safely on the red planet.*A successful test of a revolutionary new rocket engine.An Australian developed rotating detonation engine has been successfully tested by RMIT.*Starliner test flight now slated for AprilApril second has been slated as the potential launch date for the second Orbital Flight Test of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station.*March SkywatchThe Vernal equinox, the constellations Taurus the bull and Leo the lion are among the highlights of the March night skies.Help SpaceTime become a completely listener supported podcast.SpaceTime is an independently produced podcast (we are not funded by any government grants, big organisations or companies), and we’re working towards becoming a completely listener supported show...meaning we can do away with the commercials and sponsors. We figure the time can be much better spent on researching and producing stories for you, rather than having to chase sponsors to help us pay the bills.That's where you come in....help us reach our first 1,000 subscribers...at that level the show becomes financially viable and bills can be paid without us breaking into a sweat every month. Every little bit helps...even if you could contribute just $1 per month. It all adds up.By signing up and becoming a supporter at the $5 or more level, you get immediate access to over 230 commercial-free, double and triple episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. You also receive all new episodes on a Monday rather than having to wait the week out. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at Patreon www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or Supercast - https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ Details at https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com or www.bitesz.com/support Sponsor Details:This episode of SpaceTime is brought to with the support of ExpressVPN...Rated No.1 by TechRadar...and as used by us. For three months free when you sign up for any 12-month package just visit www.tryexpressvpn.com/space and help support the show. The Great Courses Plus...lifelong learning from the best in their fields. For your 14 day free trial of the entire library, please visit www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space and help support the show.LastPass password manager….it’s one we use and is a lifesaver. Check it out for free at spacetimewithstuartgary.com/lastpass and... Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/spacetime.
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.