Touchdown!

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 19

*Touchdown! NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars

After a seven-month 472 million kilometre journey, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has successfully touched down on the surface of the red planet.

*A new model to predict galactic stellar production

A new study suggests that massive galaxies with extra-large extended disks produce stars over longer periods of time than their smaller more compact counterparts.

*Russia starts its 2021 rocket launch season off with a bang over Australia

Russia’s first rocket launch for the new year saw a Lotos spy satellite fly into orbit from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome 800 kilometres north of Moscow.

*The Science Report

Australia’s COVID-19 national vaccination rollout is finally underway.

Latest opinion polls show 64% of Australian want to get the vaccine but 27 percent are still unsure.

Australians blocked from accessing news through their Facebook feeds.

Boeing completes its first flight test of its new F-15EX fighter jet.

Scientists say the 2020-2021 La Niña event has now passed its peak.

Skeptic's guide to finding bigfoot in Singapore.


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