#111 – September 2021 Part 2
- Our practical astronomy gathering is back – join us in Wales on 2-5th October
- Jen is contributing to Andy Oppenheimer’s book Stars of Orion
- Submit your support for Lego to create a clockwork solar system
- Watch Jen’s free online exoplanet talk for the Open University Space Society
- Emails from our good friends:
- Casey Ash in Thailand, about the perennial issue of satellite constellations
- Conor Brian from Texas about the first Martian settlers
- Ongoing problems with the James Webb Space Telescope as it nears launch.
- The first NASA Artemis moon mission suffers a setback
- The International Space Station’s new module is now functional
- Inspiration4 – the first civilian mission to space
- Commercial rocket companies Astra & Firefly put on the firework show
- NASA’s Perseverance rover collects its first Mars samples for a return to Earth
The news discussion: Is commercial spaceflight just a billionaires’ plaything?
Moons of the Solar System: Our show segment exploring the discovery, exploration and our knowledge of the solar system’s moons. This month we reach the last major solar system body to have moons: Pluto.
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