#103 – January 2021 Part 2

The Discussion: If you like your introductions rambling, you’re in for a real treat! We discuss the Jeni’s PhD thesis submission, The Real Right Stuff documentary on Disney+, Jeni’s foray into book writing and read some listeners questions, which devolves into discussions of whether Queen Elizabeth is Elizabeth I in Canada, the colonisation of the New World, the entertainer Nosmo King and insurance fraud.

The News: Rounding up the space exploration news we have:

  • Puerto Rico stumps up funds to decommission and scope out a replacement for Arecibo
  • China opens up FAST Telescope access to other nations
  • Hyabusa 2 asteroid and Chang’e 5’s lunar samples
  • Progress update on the 3 Mars-bound missions & where to follow them
  • SpaceX accelerate Starship rocket production in Texas

Q&A: ‘How and where did the Awesome Astronomy team first meet?‘ From our good friend Paul Weiler in Pennsylvania USA.

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One Reply to “#103 – January 2021 Part 2”

  1. I believe a great way to raise funds for the new “Arecidos” would be to sell/auction off pieces of the dish material, or other structures. What space/astronomy nerd would not want a piece of history like that to hang on your wall or put on a shelf/desk?! I would certainly spend money for that!
    Make it so!
    Atlanta, GA USA

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