Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 6, 2015: Astronaut Ron Garan’s “Orbital Persective”

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Special Guest: Astronaut Ron Garan (orbitalpersepctive.com / @Astro_Ron) Ron will talk about his new book The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles. (…)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 6, 2015: Astronaut Ron […]

How NASA Is Saving Fuel On Its Outer Solar System Missions

While Saturn is far away from us, scientists have just found a way to make the journey there easier. A new technique pinpointed the position of the ringed gas giant to within just two miles (four kilometers). It’s an impressive technological feat that will improve spacecraft navigation and also help us better understand the orbits […]