Oct. 28, 2020

OSIRIS-REx Success!

OSIRIS-REx Success!

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart GarySeries 23 Episode 114
OSIRIS-REx successfully touches down on asteroid Bennu

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart GarySeries 23 Episode 114

*OSIRIS-REx successfully touches down on asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has successfully touched down on the surface of the boulder-strewn asteroid Bennu – collecting samples of the space rocks regolith before returning to orbit.

*Pluto’s snow-capped mountains

In 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft discovered spectacular snow-capped mountains on Pluto, which are strikingly similar to mountains on Earth.

*Another space junk near miss

A disused Soviet Union era satellite and a spent Chinese rocket upper stage have narrowly missed a major orbital collision in the skies south of New Zealand.

*The Science Report

Global warming is now increasing temperatures even at the very bottom of the oceans.

Healthy life expectancy increasing -- but not enough to match overall life expectancy.

Australia’s new Loyal Wingman unmanned aircraft to fly before the end of the year.

A new study has found that cows prefer a face-to-face chat with people.

Alex on Tech social media Twit-Face political bias exposed.

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