S03E56: Starliner's Set Stage & Psyche's Stellar Progress: Pioneering the Space Frontier
Astronomy Daily - the PodcastMay 23, 2024x
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S03E56: Starliner's Set Stage & Psyche's Stellar Progress: Pioneering the Space Frontier

Embark on a cosmic voyage with today's episode of Astronomy Daily - The Podcast, where your host, Anna, steers us through the latest developments in the universe. We're launching with NASA's new launch date for Boeing's Starliner crew flight test, aiming for a June 1 lift-off. Then, we'll glide over to NASA's Psyche mission as it sails towards a metal-rich asteroid using ion propulsion, passing its six-month health check with flying colors.We'll also dive into a paradigm-shifting study on the sun's magnetic fields, potentially redefining our understanding of solar phenomena. And don't miss our conversation with Dr. Tom Marshburn on the medical marvels being uncovered in the microgravity of space, promising a healthier future for us on Earth.Finally, we'll touch down at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, where SpaceX's Dragon capsule has found a new home, inspiring the next generation of space explorers.
(00:00) This week's Astronomy Daily features some fascinating updates in space and astronomy
(00:51) NASA sets June 1 as earliest possible opportunity for Boeing's Starliner crew test
(05:36) New research suggests the sun's magnetic fields originate from much shallower processes
(08:29) Research into how space affects astronauts is driving medical breakthroughs on Earth

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