NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Video and Audio Podcasts 18 Sep 2017, 07:00 UTC On Sept. 15, 2017, Cassini plunged into Saturn, ending its 20-year mission of discovery.
StarTalk Radio 15 Sep 2017, 20:27 UTC What’s the best way to stay scientifically literate in a world of “alternative facts”? Bill Nye, co-host Chuck Nice, and The Atlantic’s senior editor, Ross Andersen are here to help your science skills stay sharp and offer ways to seek out the truth. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 15 Sep 2017, 07:34 UTC Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Today’s episode of SpaceTime with Stuart Gary is bought to you by Audible. Grab a free book and 30 days free trial, plus help support SpaceTime by visiting www.audibletrial.com/spacetime Another way to help support SpaceTime, become a patron for as little as $3 per month. And we have rewards. Check out the details at https://www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary * Farewell Cassini After an historic mission lasting 20 years -- including 13 years of ground breaking scientific observations of the majestic ringed world of Saturn and its many moons –Cassini’s journey of exploration has come to an end. On September 15 at 9:53 in the evening Australian Eastern Standard Time – after a five minute roll manoeuvre -- Cassini began its suicidal death plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere -- triggering the ultimate demise of the spacecraft. *New Horizons wakes up from hibernation NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has successfully woken from hibernation as it continues its marathon mission to the distant Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. Mission managers at the Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland say the 480 kilogram probe woke up from its five month hibernation period in good health and operating normally, with all systems ...