SpaceTime with Stuart Gary
About This Show
The new home of the ABC’s (Australia) popular astronomy podcast (formerly known as StarStuff). Recognized worldwide by our listeners and industry experts as one of the best programs on Astronomy and Space Science.
Most Recent Episode
5: Dragon docks with the International Space Station - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S21E05
< 1 day ago
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).
For your free audible audiobook and 30 day free trial, visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime and help support the show.
*Dragon docks with the International Space Station
A dragon cargo ship loaded with fresh supplies has successfully docked with the International Space Station two days after launching aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off into clear blue skies with the first stage returning to the launch facility following MECO main engine cut out and stage separation.
See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdF5d0UwSJJunRcRVzP1uDg
*Blue Origin test flight
Blue Origin has conducted a successful test flight of its new reusable New Shepard launch system. The flight saw the spacecraft blast off from the company’s West Texas launch pad on a ballistic sub orbital trajectory
*Arianespace launches four new Galileo satellites
An Ariane 5 rocket has successfully carried four European Galileo navigation system satellites in to Orbit.
See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iThcAxOaU6g
*China launches new spy satellite
Beijing has successfully launched another LKW or Yaogan Weixing-32 series Earth observation reconnaissance satellite for the Chinese Military.
*SpaceX Iridium launch
Space X capped off a busy 2017 with the launch of ten more Iridium-NEXT communications satellites. The mission gave SpaceX a record 17 launches for the year – more than half of all 29 flights carried out by the United States in 2017.
See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lZvUjKhvBw
*Japan launches new climate change satellite
Japan has launched an H-IIA rocket carrying a spacecraft designed to monitor the planet’s worsening problem of global warming.
See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOtQ_k3aSmI
*Oops another Russian satellite suddenly goes silent!
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos says it’s re-established contact with a telecommunications satellite that suddenly went quiet a day after launch. However, ground stations lost all communications with the satellite shortly after its deployment from the launch vehicle.
For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes
Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), audioBoom, Stitcher,
Episodes of This Show
3 days ago
Rated 5 out of
Informative and utterly enjoyable!
Listening for years now and a big fan. Stuart presents so eloquently about astrophysical subjects, while stimulating the imagination and keeping you informed. Top notch!
Date published: 2017-06-24