Solar Orbiter’s Closest Approach To The Surface Of The Sun
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary April 13, 202200:30:3742.09 MB

Solar Orbiter’s Closest Approach To The Surface Of The Sun

Stuart GaryStuart GaryHost
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 44
*Solar Orbiter’s closest approach to the surface of the Sun
The joint ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft has undertaken its closest ever approach to the Sun well inside the orbit of the planet Mercury.
*Significant Solar flare activity on the Sun
A spectacular series of solar flare have erupted from the surface of the Sun sending material and radiation deep into space and triggering geomagnetic storm activity on Earth.
*Artemis 1 test scrubbed
NASA was forced to scrub its critical wet test of the Space Launch System SLS Artemis 1 Moon rocket because of technical issues with the ground equipment used to fuel the giant 98 metre tall rocket.
*Webb Completes First Multi-Instrument Alignment
NASA says they’ve successfully completed the sixth stage of aligning the James Webb Space Telescope’s mirrors to its scientific instruments.
*The Science Report
Climate change damaging man made infrastructure.
Fighting to save endangered koala colonies along Australia’s east coast.
A major milestone towards rescuing the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater.
Alex on Tech: Apple’s world wide developers conference to be held in June.
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