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Ep. 538: Asteroids: Rubble piles of the Solar System

Ep. 538: Asteroids: Rubble piles of the Solar System

Thanks to all the work from Hayabusa 2 and OSIRIS-REx, astronomers are getting a much better look at the smaller asteroids in the Solar System. It turns out, they’re piles of  rubble… but fascinating piles of rubble. Let’s talk about what we’ve learned so far.

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Ep. 537: Reusable Rocket Revolution

Ep. 537: Reusable Rocket Revolution

We took a hiatus this summer, but SpaceX sure didn’t, with the tests of the Starhopper prototype. Today we’re going to talk about the revolution in reusable rocketry and quest to build a fully reusable two-stage rocket.

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Astronomy Cast: On Hiatus until September 2019

Astronomy Cast: On Hiatus until September 2019

http://traffic.libsyn.com/astronomycast/HiatusMsg.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAstronomy Cast will be on hiatus for July and August....

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