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All Space Considered 2009

December, 2009 Edition:

Dr.Krupp Featured Topic: The Truth About 2012
Dr. E. C. Krupp, Director, Griffith Observatory, presents Time's Up According to the rules of the Maya calendar system, a primary interval ends on the winter solstice, 2012. Recent claims promote the date's galactic alignment and link it with the detailed structure of the Milky Way Galaxy, information known only though modern astronomy. Dr. Krupp will detail how the 2012 beliefs about global transformation, solar system alignment, rogue planets, catastrophic pole shifts, and calamitous sunspots have been fabricated and marketed and what the universe is really doing on the winter solstice in 2012.
MoonBase Water on the Moon: What Does it Mean? Atlantis Space Shuttle Atlantis' Penultimate Flight: the last crew rotation to the International Space Station
MilkyWay New Views of the Heart of the Milky Way Galaxy Free Spirit Mars Rover in Trouble?

November, 2009 Edition:

Don Lincoln Special Guest: Don Lincoln
Senior Physicist, currently affiliated with Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the United States’ premier particle physics laboratory. Don Lincoln is the author of the new book, The Quantum Frontier: The Large Hadron Collider.  The Large Hadron Collider is a new “atom smasher” designed to recreate the conditions of the universe just scant fractions of a second after the Big Bang. In The Quantum Frontier, Dr. Lincoln explains the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the physics it is intended to explore.
A ribbon in the sky A Ribbon in the Sky Discovered at the Edge of the Solar System Atmosphere around distant planet Organic Molecules Found in a Distant Planet
Ares X Rocket experiencing bow shock Maiden Flight of a New U.S. Rocket Hubble Space Telescope Latest Images from Mars and Hubble
November Skyreport November Sky Report    

October, 2009 Edition:

Andy Chaikin Special Guest: Andy Chaikin
Award-winning science journalist and space historian Andrew Chaikin has authored books and articles about space exploration and astronomy for more than 25 years. Mr. Chaikin is best known as the author of A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, widely regarded as the definitive account of the moon missions. This acclaimed work was the main basis for Tom Hanks' 12-part HBO miniseries, From the Earth to the Moon, which won the Emmy for best miniseries in 1998. Mr. Chaikin discussed NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), including its crash to the lunar surface, scheduled for October 9th, 2009.
Hubble Image Refurbished Hubble Space Telescope Releases Its First New Images Moon Water on the Moon and Mars
Ares I-X Ares I/X Test Flight on Oct 31st LCROSS LCROSS impact tests for ice on the moon Oct 9th
Sky Map Plus October Sky Report and all the latest news from space!    

September 2009 Edition:

Enceladus Cool Topic for a Hot Summer: Ice in the Solar System Icy moons of the outer solar system + Comet cocktails and life of Earth Latest news from the Martian poles + Water ice of Earth's moon? Ice on Earth: Past, Present, Future Ron Kwok Meet Ron Kwok Polar Remote Sensing Scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Extrasolar Planets Planetary "Pile-up" Around Another Star. Could it happen here? Sky Map September Sky Report What's Happening in the sky this month?