May 7, 2022
There always seems to be so many news stories that we never get to cover - but tonight we will get to discuss a few more than usual!
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Apr 30, 2022
If you are a long-time viewer of the Weekly Space Hangout, then Dr. Paul Sutter is no stranger to you at all. For several years, he was one of our on-air journalists (along with Dr. Kimberly Cartier and Dr. Morgan Rehnberg.) Since leaving the WSH fold, Paul has continued to be one of the busiest people around. Tonight...
Apr 21, 2022
Let's face it - there isn't a single one of us who hasn't gazed at myriad stunning astronomy images that are readily available on the web. Whether it's Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Saturn's gorgeous rings, desolate Martian landscapes, or a spectacular deep sky object, the "raw material" behind each of these beauties is...
Apr 15, 2022
Tonight we are very excited to welcome Amber Dubill from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory to the WSH. Amber has worked on both IMAP and DART, and also has a keen interest in advanced solar sail design concepts.
Solar sails have long been theorized as being a viable means of spacecraft propulsion —...
Apr 7, 2022
This week we welcome Dr. Justin Walsh to the show to tell us about the archaeology of space.
You read that correctly… the archaeology of space. Justin is a PI of the International Space Station Archaeological Project (ISSAP) [https://issarchaeology.org/], the first large-scale space archaeology...