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1 min read 06 May 2020

A Meteor Shower as Contracts Signed for Artemis

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is lighting up the sky this week as SpaceX and Blue Origin sign contracts for the Artemis mission and Hubble spots the breakup of comet Atlas.

Introduction

It’s time for another edition of Talkin’ Science as Dr Brad Tucker drops by with details of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, SpaceX and Blue Origin winning contracts for NASA’s Artemis missions to the moon and Hubble spotting comet Atlas’ breakup as the power of the sun got too much for the iceball.

About TrekZone

Going boldly since 2003, Trekzone is Australia’s unofficial home of Star Trek on the web, podcasting weekly about all of science fiction as well as science and space news. Talkin’ Science is our weekly news roundup show with astrophysicist and cosmologist Dr. Brad Tucker bringing his experience and knowledge to bear on the topics making headlines in the past week. In a bite-size podcast have a laugh or two and get up-to-date with the biggest stories.