A Landing Site Chosen for NASA’s New VIPER Lunar Rover

A Landing Site Chosen for NASA’s New VIPER Lunar Rover

Stuart GaryStuart GaryHost
Alex Zaharov-ReuttAlex Zaharov-ReuttGuest
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 110
*A landing site chosen for NASA’s new VIPER lunar rover
NASA has selected the western edge of Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole as the landing site for its Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover or VIPER mission slated to launch in 2023.
*Was Mars too small to retain water
New research suggests a fundamental reason Mars has no water may be that it’s just too small to hold onto large amounts of water.
*New binary white dwarf system discovered
Astronomers have discovered a double white dwarf system located some 368 light years away.
*Taikonauts return home after 90 days on China’s new space station
Three Chinese taikonauts have returned safely to Earth after completing the country's longest-ever manned space mission.
*The Science Report
A new study suggests that if you’ve already had COVID-19, it’s still worth getting the vaccine.
A new study shows the parents of kids with autism have less symmetrical faces than average.
A quarter of Italian alpine plant species are threatened by glacier retreat.
Understanding the health secrets of curcumin.
Alex on Tech: Apple has finally released their new IOS-15 operating system.
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