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Spaced Out - 30 April 2019

Spaced Out - 30 April 2019 Spaced Out - 30 April 2019, 29.61 MB
Tue 30 Apr 2019

David Britten from the Stardome Observatory gives us the latest space news, including:

*  Canterbury Professor Roy Kerr to be made a Fellow of the Royal Society of London

*  Using asteroids to measure width of stars

*  10 billion trillion asteroids estimated around each star

*  Early morning meteor shower peak 6 May (thanks to the tail of Halley's Comet!)

Spaced out with David Britten: 16 April, 2019

Spaced out with David Britten: 16 April, 2019 Spaced out with David Britten: 16 April, 2019, 31.32 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

David Britten talks the boys about;
*  First black hole image
*  Israeli craft crashes on Moon
*  Rocket Lab now also building satellites
*  Largest aircraft first flight
*  Matariki hidden now for 6 weeks
 

Spaced out with David Britten: 2nd April, 2019

Spaced out with David Britten: 2nd April, 2019 Spaced out with David Britten: 2nd April, 2019, 29.43 MB
Tue 2 Apr 2019


David Britten talks about 
*  An April fools prank claiming a 14-year-old found an error in on of Stephen Hawking's famous equations
*  Fossil site has provided evidence for proof of asteroid impact dinosaur demise
*  Camera images light travelling in lab at 10 trillion fps
*  NASA tests for a Mars helicopter flight in a special vacuum
*  Rocket Lab most recent launch is a success
 

Spaced out with David Britten: 19th March, 2019

Spaced Out March 19th 2019 Spaced Out March 19th 2019, 27.47 MB
Tue 19 Mar 2019

This week the boys talked to David Britton about,
*  SpaceX Crew Dragon mission
*  'Frankenstein' Ultima Thule lives where small objects are rare
*  83 primordial supermassive black holes discovered
*  Mercury is Earth's closest neighbour, sort of!
*  Last chance for Mars and Matariki after sunset

Spaced Out with David Britten: March 5, 2019

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Tue 5 Mar 2019

David Britten from the Stardome Observatory gives us the latest space news, including:
*  SpaceX Crew Dragon halfway success
*  Ryugu asteroid sample successfully retrieved
*  Virgin Galactic first passenger to edge of space
*  Israeli lunar mission glitch
*  Moon, Mars and Matariki after sunset

Spaced Out with David Britten: February 5, 2019

Spaced Out with David Britten: February 5, 2019 Spaced Out with David Britten: February 5, 2019, 27.02 MB
Tue 5 Feb 2019

David Britten from the Stardome Observatory gives us the latest space news, including:

*  Our galaxy is twisted

*  The upcoming launch of the first private craft to land on the Moon

*  Russia has new space launch facility

*  Planets aligned in morning sky

Spaced Out with David Britten: January 21, 2019

Spaced Out with David Britten: January 21, 2019 Spaced Out with David Britten: January 21, 2019, 24.43 MB
Mon 21 Jan 2019

David Britten from the Stardome Observatory gives us the latest space news, including:

*  Oumuamua the first interstellar object detected in our universe, is not so special after all

*  Cotton seeds germinate then die on the dark side of the moon

*  New Horizons slow data download has resumed

*  Amazing new French light pollution policy

Spaced Out with David Britten: January 8, 2019

Spaced Out with David Britten: January 8, 2019 Spaced Out with David Britten: January 8, 2019, 27.72 MB
Tue 8 Jan 2019

Topics for this segement included:

*  Defunct satellite fiery re-entry

*  China first to land craft on Moon far side

*  New Horizons images ‘Snowman’ asteroid (Ultima Thule)

*  Stewart Island/Rakiura Dark Sky Sanctuary

Thanks to the Stardome!

Spaced Out with David Britten: December 18, 2018

Spaced Out with David Britten: December 18, 2018 Spaced Out with David Britten: December 18, 2018, 27.97 MB
Tue 18 Dec 2018

David Britten from the Stardome Observatory gives us the latest from outer space and a wrap of 2018 including:

*  A ‘Farout’ dwarf planet has been discovered three times further than Pluto

*  Rocket Lab launches 13 satellites and awards $20,000 student scholarship

*  NASA New Year flyby of Ultima Thule by the New Horizons probe

*  2018 Space Highlights

Spaced Out with David Britten: December 4, 2018

Spaced Out with David Britten: December 4, 2018 Spaced Out with David Britten: December 4, 2018, 27.46 MB
Tue 4 Dec 2018

Davis Britten from the Stardome Observatory discusses the lastest from outer space, including:

*  ‘Insight’ lander arrives on Mars

*  Soyuz astronauts launched safely to orbit

*  Space X launches 64 satellites

*  Nasa probe reaches asteroid