S26E27: The Asteroid that Almost Swallowed a Spacecraft // 59 New Exoplanets // Starship Launch Plans
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary March 03, 2023x
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S26E27: The Asteroid that Almost Swallowed a Spacecraft // 59 New Exoplanets // Starship Launch Plans

SpaceTime Series 26 Episode 27 *The asteroid that almost swallowed a spacecraft It sounds like something out of a 1950s sci-fi movie, but it seems that the asteroid Bennu almost swallowed NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft during its sample collection maneuver. *59 new exoplanets discovered in our stellar neighbourhood A survey of nearby stars has discovered no less than 59 previously unknown exoplanets around a dozen of which are in their host star’s habitable zones. *Starship still planning to launch this month SpaceX say they’re still hoping to undertake the maiden orbital test flight of the world’s biggest and most powerful rocket sometime this month. *The Science Report Stronger El Nino’s could accelerate ice sheet melting. The bionic finger that can feel. Iran ready to produce four nukes now! Skeptics guide waving goodbye to Nessie This week’s talent includes: Professor Hrvoje Tkalčić from the Australian National University Curiosity's project scientist Ashwin Vasavada from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California And our regular guests: Alex Zaharov-Reutt from iTWire.com Tim Mendham from Australian Skeptics Jonathan Nally the editor of Australian Sky and Telescope Magazine Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you… To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts. For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com Your support is needed... SpaceTime is an independently produced podcast (we are not funded by any government grants, big organisations or companies), and we’re working towards becoming a completely listener supported show...meaning we can do away with the commercials and sponsors. We figure the time can be much better spent on researching and producing stories for you, rather than having to chase sponsors to help us pay the bills. That's where you come in....help us reach our first 1,000 subscribers...at that level the show becomes financially viable, and bills can be paid without us breaking into a sweat every month. Every little bit helps...even if you could contribute just $1 per month. It all adds up. By signing up and becoming a supporter at the $5 or more level, you get immediate access to over 350 commercial-free, triple episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. You also receive all new episodes on a Monday rather than having to wait the week out. Subscribe via Supercast (you get a month’s free trial to see if it’s really for you or not) ... and share in the rewards. Details at Supercast - https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ Details at https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com or www.bitesz.com
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