02: Proton Aurorae Discovered on Mars
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.
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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