Sept. 14, 2016

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 19 Episode 63 - OSIRIS-REx Mission Update

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 19 Episode 63 - OSIRIS-REx Mission Update

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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com or www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com (both mobile friendly). Enhanced Show Notes, complete with accompanying photos, can be found at http://www.bitesz.com/spacetime-show-notes Subscribe to my new YouTube playlist at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhpBkuHSLfIRnliLB12HoC1QE0rwr8qRS Here's what's in Episode 63: *NASA’s OSIRIS-REx blasts into space on a mission to rendezvous with a potentially deadly asteroid NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft has successfully launched into space on a mission to rendezvous with the potentially deadly asteroid Bennu. The half kilometre wide mountain sized space rock -- which passes uncomfortably close to Earth every six years – has a 1 in 2700 chance of hitting the Earth in the 22nd century. *Rare fossil of the early Milky Way discovered Astronomers have discovered a fossilized remnant of the early Milky Way. The stellar system reported in the Astrophysical Journal, was discovered The system -- named Terzan 5 -- is located 19 000 light-years away -- in the Galactic Bulge -- the tightly packed central region of the Milky Way galaxy. *Huge brown dwarf population discovered in our stellar neighbourhood Astronomers have found a large population of failed stars known as brown dwarfs in our stellar neighborhood. The new findings reported in the Astrophysical Journal detected local 165 brown dwarfs during a survey which covered only about 28 percent of local space. *India launches new satellite The Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched its fifth space mission of the year carrying a new weather satellite into orbit. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle or GSLV lifted off from India’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on the Bay of Bengal.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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