SpaceX, Starship & CRS-18, LightSail2 on Solar Propulsion, and India's Low-Powered Moon Mission continues | TIS 159
On this week's episode, we go deep and cover some major Orbital news from Earth's space industry - catching you up on what's new in Space.
Lightsail2 now using propulsion thanks to Solar Pressure
Carl Sagan interview on Johnny Carson (Planetary Society)
SpaceX had a successful CRS18 launch followed up by a docking of the Dragon spacecraft on ISS to resupply the 6 crew members onboard with supplies and experiments.
NASA Broadcast of CRS-18
SpaceX Broadcast of CRS-18
BioPrinter that will start 3D printing human organs in space on the ISS
NASA sends slime to the ISS to show effects of microgravity on fluids
Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows what wringing a wet towel in microgravity does
SpaceX also had some Star Hopper success. 20m hop done - 200m hop soon. An update on Starship progress soon as well
Elon Musk tweeted drone footage of 20m hop
India on it's way to the Moon! (more about the mission in episode)
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Alex G. Orphanos