Jan. 27, 2021

How Asteroid Ryugu Lost its Water

How Asteroid Ryugu Lost its Water

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 11
*How Asteroid Ryugu Lost its Water.

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 11

*How the asteroid Ryugu lost its water.

As scientists continue to sift through the treasure-trove of rocks grains and dust brought back to Earth last month by the Hayabusa2 mission to the asteroid Ryugu – other researchers as going through the petabytes of remote sensing data collected during the mission to reveal new details about the asteroid's past.

*SLS Moon rocket Core Stage engine fail

NASA’s plans to return humans to the lunar surface have suffered a setback with the first attempt to light up all four main engines of its new SLS Moon rocket being aborted just a minute into the eight minute test fire.

*Work speeds up on the Lunar Gateway space station

The European Space Agency has signed formal contracts with Thales Alenia Space to start building the European Esprit module for the new lunar Gateway space station.

*The new app to find your way across the sky

A new app makes it easier than ever to find your way across the sky. You just type in what celestial object you’re looking for and it will literally point you in the right direction.

*The Science Report

Most Australians will be offered the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine rather than the Pfizer-BioNTech jab.

As little as one small alcoholic drink a day could cause an increase in the risk of atrial fibrillation.

Archaeologists discover what may be the world’s oldest known cave paintings.

A new study has recommended getting kittens desexed before the age of four months.

Alex on Tech checks out CES part 2

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