Space Dave Live #6
Wednesday 24th April 2019, 7pm (NZT)
Watch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FStpzkbQBLs
5:06 Introduction & competition.
11:45 News from the Space Centre.
13:35 Pepsi cancels plan to put ads in the night sky.
15:00 Beresheet lander update.
16:31 SpaceX capsule failure on the test stand.
31:15 SpaceX Starlink expected to launch as early as May.
32:32 Commercial space companies.
34:32 Blue Origin to take over NASA test stand.
35:10 NASA selects SpaceX to launch DART mission.
38:28 Mars Insight update.
39:30 Contradictory results regarding methane on Mars.
43:44 Mars 2020 mission gets stacked.
45:40 NASA selects winners of Mars habitat contest.
48:38 A new way to detect object that originated outside our solar system.
49:54 Did they really find the first molecule in the Universe?
52:25 Learn how the Southern Cross moves, and why it travels in a circle.
1:03:47 The New Zealand Flat Earth Conference is happening this weekend.
1:05:06 Competition result and wrap.
Competition winner: "The Channel"
- Blue Origin test stand:
- Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission:
- Mars 2020 stacking up:
- NASA selects winners of the Martian habitat contest:
- Nature article about Mars methane:
- Discovery of a meteor of interstellar origin:
- Astrophysical detection of the helium hydride ion HeH+:
- New Zealand Flat Earth Conference: