DiscoverSpaceTime with Stuart Gary57: Near-Earth Asteroid Near Miss
57: Near-Earth Asteroid Near Miss

57: Near-Earth Asteroid Near Miss

Update: 2019-08-07


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SpaceTime 20190807 Series 22 Episode 57

*Near-Earth asteroid near miss

An asteroid as large as a football field has just flown past the Earth – with astronomers not detecting it until just hours before its close approach.

*Australian rocket test fails to launch

An Australian suborbital test flight has failed before even getting off the ground.

*SkyMapper surveying the southern heavens

The Australian National University’s skymapper telescope has now released well over 18 terabytes of southern sky survey imagery.

*Falcon Heavy’s third flight

SpaceX has launched its Falcon heavy rocket for the third time.  The mission carrying 24 research satellites was a proving flight for the United States Air Force Space Test Program and designated STP-2. YouTube URL: 

*The Science Report

Taking more vitamin-A could help lower your risk for some skin cancers.

Some medicines prescribed to reduce stomach acid linked to increased risk of developing allergies.

New study finds recent global warming events unmatched in the past 2000 years.

New sextortion e-mail threats on the rise.

Talking to your kids about safe sex encourages them to practice safe sex.

Sydney’s University of technology joins the 21st century dropping classes in traditional Chinese medicine.

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57: Near-Earth Asteroid Near Miss

57: Near-Earth Asteroid Near Miss