Weekly Space Hangout: Dr. Ann Marie Cody, SETI Institute, Looking for “Alien Megastructures” with TESS

Tonight we are very excited to welcome Dr. Ann Marie Cody from the SETI Institute to the WSH. In her own words, Ann Marie searches for “the weird.” Young stars exhibit some pretty bizarre behaviors, all of which have astrophysical explanations. However, there may be even stranger things out there, ready to be discovered with space telescopes. Her upcoming project will be searching for “alien megastructures” using the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).

Weekly Space Hangout: January 6, 2021 – Dr. Alan Stern and What’s On the Horizon for New Horizons?

This week we are excited to welcome Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator from the New Horizons Mission, back to the WSH. In October, it was announced that Alan will be the first NASA-funded commercial space crewmember aboard a Virgin Galactic suborbital space mission. The flight is expected to take place in 2022; there he will perform astronomical and space physiology experiments. Read More

Weekly Space Hangout: Dr. Alan Stern and What’s On the Horizon for New Horizons?

This week we are excited to welcome Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator from the New Horizons Mission, back to the WSH. In October, it was announced that Alan will be the first NASA-funded commercial space crewmember aboard a Virgin Galactic suborbital space mission. The flight is expected to take place in 2022; there he will perform astronomical and space physiology experiments.