The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 93
*Software failure blamed for loss of space station control
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has blamed software issues for the sudden thruster burn aboard Russia’s new Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module which sent the space station out of control for 47 minutes.
*Neutron Star Mountains
New models of neutron stars show that their tallest mountains may be only fractions of millimetres high, due to the huge gravity on the ultra-dense objects.
*First reconfigurable commercial satellite launched
The European Space Agency has launched one of its last Ariane 5 flights successfully placing two satellites into geostationary orbit.
*The Science Report
Self-isolation not enough to protect the most vulnerable from COVID.
New study warns COVID-19 infection might result in memory trouble.
Combining pesticides and herbicides pose a greater threat to bees than previously thought.
A new study shows that Australian women are having babies later in life.
Skeptic's guide to Australia’s most haunted road.
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