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02: Proton Aurorae Discovered on Mars

02: Proton Aurorae Discovered on Mars

Update: 2020-01-03
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 02

 

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*Proton Aurorae discovered on Mars

Astronomers have found that a type of Martian aurora first identified by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft in 2016 is actually the most common form of aurora occurring on the Red Planet.

 

*All systems go for the maiden flight of the new Vega-C

The European Space Agency will fly its new Vega C lightweight launch system on its maiden flight in March.

 

Russian Space Tourism back on the flight plan for Moscow

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos plans to modify a Soyuz capsule to carry space tourists on a trip to orbit.

 

*New weather satellite launched

Russia has launched a new geostationary weather satellite into orbit.

 

*January Skywatch

This month we look at the brightest star in the night sky and cover one of the best meteor showers of the year.

 

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02: Proton Aurorae Discovered on Mars

02: Proton Aurorae Discovered on Mars