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Will politics scupper NASA's return to the Moon? What really motivates Martian exploration? Also: A stunning film of a comet core, Lightsail 2 propels itself with only sunlight, SpaceX to develop fuel depots with NASA help...

2 Aug 2019, 21:11 UTC
Will politics scupper NASA's return to the Moon? What really motivates Martian exploration? Also: A stunning film of a comet core, Lightsail 2 propels itself with only sunlight, SpaceX to develop fuel depots with NASA help...
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Pick o' the podcasts:Main engine cut off: The gateway space stationOff nominal podcast: How does the media portrayal of space fit the realities?We Martians podcast: The politics behind NASA's return to the Moon and Mars landing plansThis one is a little out of date, being from June, but a very informative (and, be warned, sobering) listen for manned spaceflight fans Time to eat the dogs podcast: Should we colonise Mars?From the video store:Austrian filmmaker Christian Stangl combined some of the four hundred thousand plus images of comet 67P, taken over two years by ESA's Rosetta space probe, into this short film: "the Comet." 'the Comet' from Christian Stangl on Vimeo.Watch a Japanese probe collect chunks of asteroidSpaceX lands yet another re-useable rocket, producing yet another stunning videoWhat's the fuss about the poles of the Moon? Reading material:NASA chief: The new Moon landing effort won't mean funding cuts for the ISS or scienceThe International Space Station will start running experiments on mining space material using bacteriaNASA to help SpaceX develop fuel depots in space......as accusations fly that NASA squashed a previous fuel depot scheme for political reasons.Lightsail 2 proves it can move itself using only sunlightThe Moon is older than we ...

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