The Week in Space History- December 30th to January 5th

Episode 406 · January 1st, 2020 · 19 mins 55 secs

About this Episode

Happy New Year! This week we head out past Pluto, then return home for some Space Shuttle policy history.

My top ten space movies episode is still coming, I've decided to watch some of these movies again so I can properly rank them. I also have a decade in review episode coming soon, it's going to be a retrospective of the big events of the 2010's and a look forward to what I'm excited for in the 2020's.

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Episode Links:

Ultima Thule- New Horizons

Luna 1- NASA

Luna 2- The Space Shot Episode 122

Mars Polar Lander

Spirit Rover- NASA

[A Martian Sunset](nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_481.html)

The Kepler mission may have ended last year, but the data gathered by this spacecraft is still being studied by astronomers. Check out the Kepler website.
Kepler and K2

Statements from President Nixon and Administrator Fletcher on the Space Shuttle