S03E67: Hubble's Gyro Shift & SpaceX's Starlink Surge: Navigating Telescope Troubles and Satellite Successes
Astronomy Daily - the PodcastJune 05, 2024x
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S03E67: Hubble's Gyro Shift & SpaceX's Starlink Surge: Navigating Telescope Troubles and Satellite Successes

Embark on a celestial journey with today's episode of Astronomy Daily - The Podcast, where your host, Anna, guides you through the latest cosmic updates. We'll start with the Hubble Space Telescope's shift into one gyroscope mode due to a malfunction, and how this adjustment will impact its future observations. Next, we'll delve into SpaceX's recent achievements, including the Starlink 85 satellite launch and the FAA's approval for Starship flight 4, highlighting their strides towards interplanetary travel. We'll also cover Boeing's upcoming attempt to launch the Starliner on its inaugural crewed flight, and the historic milestone of Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko reaching 1,000 cumulative days in space. Lastly, we'll discuss the recent solar storm that produced stunning auroras and what increased solar activity means for the future.
00:00) This podcast features the latest updates about the Hubble Space Telescope
00:30) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has shifted to one gyroscope mode
03:01) SpaceX recently completed the Starlink eight five mission
04:51) The FAA recently granted approval for Starship flight four
09:31) Russian cosmonaut becomes first person to reach 1000 cumulative days in space
11:21) A recent solar storm gifted us with an awe inspiring display of auroras

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