Awesome Astronomy - September Part 2


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Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce.

The Discussion: Nuking hurricanes and the lessons of Chernobyl.

The News: Rounding up the space exploration news this month we have:

- A new adaptor on the ISS making two emergency exits.

- Russia sends a gunslinging robot into space (no, really!)

- ESA’s ExoMars mission is in hot water again.

- NASA’s Europa Clipper on track to meet its mid-2020s launch window.

- The companies being funded to develop tech for NASA’s moonshot.

- Ramping up of commercial assistance to Project Artemis.

Main news stories: A NASA astronaut accused of a crime in space, issues of jurisdiction and what happens to sock dust in space.

The Debate: Court is in session for the fourth round of advocacy to get winner from your top ten historic space missions. This month we pit Mars against the Outer Limits as Spirit & Opportunity take on the Voyagers.

Bio: Awesome Astronomy is a podcast beamed direct from an underground bunker on Mars to promote science, space and astronomy (and enslave Earth if all goes well).

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