SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 11 Sep 2019, 06:02 UTC The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly). *India fails to land on the MoonIndia has failed in its attempt to land a spacecraft onto the lunar surface. *872 asteroids considered risky to EarthThe European Space Agency’s Near Earth Objects co-ordination centre says there are now some 872 known Near Earth Objects or NEOs that pose a risk to planet Earth.*Wind mystery inside gas giant Saturn begins to unravelA new study suggests Saturn’s interior flows like honey due to its magnetic field.*Another claim of Microbial fossils discovered in a Martian meteoriteThere’s been another study suggesting possible fossilized evidence of past microbial life has been discovered inside a Martian Meteorite.*Iran missile test failure confirmedIran has now confirmed that a missile exploded on the launch pad at its top-secret Imam Khomeini Space Centre due to a malfunction during testing last month. *The Science ReportThe CDC getting reports of people dying from severe respiratory illnesses after vaping.A new study has concluded that there is no single “gay gene”.Scientists find an association between drinking sugary or artificially-sweetened drinks and early death.Mystery explosion at secret Russian Naval research station was linked to nuclear reactor explosion.911 firefighters show greater ...
Astronomy Cast 9 Sep 2019, 17:08 UTC 537: Reusable Rocket Revolution Astronomy Cast 537: Reusable Rocket Revolution by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay We took a hiatus this summer, but SpaceX sure didn’t, with the tests of the Starhopper prototype. Today we’re going to talk about the revolution in reusable rocketry and quest to build a fully reusable two-stage rocket.
The Planetary Society Radio Podcast 5 Sep 2019, 07:32 UTC Update on the Mars Helicopter, and a top-level review of the amazing science sent home from comet 67P by Rosetta.First we return to JPL for an update on the Mars Helicopter that has just been attached to the belly of the 2020 Mars Rover. Then it’s across the pond for a review of the amazing science coming from the Rosetta mission that spent years exploring comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. We wrap things up with another What’s Up view across the solar system and beyond. Learn more about this week’s guests and topics at: http://www.planetary.org/multimedia/planetary-radio/show/2019/0904-2019-balaram-helicopter-rubin-tubiana-rosetta.html