Episode 510: NASA and ESA Walk the Planck

On this episode of Talking Space, we discuss SpaceX's Dragon capsule and its return to Earth, as well as the scheduled departure of the next crew to the space station, and why their launch day will be different from the rest. We then discuss everyone's favorite term in the United States: sequester. We discuss the impacts it will have on NASA, and specifically public outreach. We then get an update on Astronaut Abby's campaign. On our second trip around the table, we discuss the amazing new information released by ESA's Planck spacecraft on some exciting info on cosmology and the early universe. We then discuss Voyager leaving the solar system...or did it? We then talk about the interesting case involving an arrest, IT information, and China. On our third round, we discuss Jeff Bezos' effort to recover Saturn V engines from the ocean floor. We then talk about the meteor seen streaking across the Eastern United States. Lastly, we discuss Angry Birds invading the Kennedy Space Center.

Host this week: Sawyer Rosenstein. Panel Members: Gene Mikulka and Mark Ratterman

Show Recorded - 3/25/2013

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