AFM’s Space Pirate Radio 2017/10/19 Sometimes It’s Hard To Get Rid Of A Bomb!

October 19th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

Marty &  John tonight

https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-scientists-detect-first-light-from-a-gravitational-wave-event/

Meanwhile, looking up at the night sky this week:
Wed, Oct 18, 00h Venus 2° S. of Moon
Thu, Oct 19, 18h Uranus at opposition
Thu, Oct 19, 19h NEW MOON
Tue, Oct 24, 12h Saturn 3° S. of Moon
Wed, Oct 25, 02h Moon at apogee
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:  http://asa.usno.navy.mil/

http://www.spaceweather.com/images2017/18oct17/hmi1898.gif?PHPSESSID=43hedcukjfloj0pgolha3vf226

Today, Oct. 18th, solar wind is blowing around Earth with less speed and pressure than previously expected. As a result, NOAA forecasters have lowered the odds of polar geomagnetic storms to only 30%.
Get ready, the sky’s going to be falling:

https://www.sciencealert.com/china-s-first-space-station-is-going-to-come-crashing-down-within-months

https://www.sciencealert.com/the-weather-on-saturn-s-moon-titan-is-even-more-extreme-and-earth-like-than-we-thought

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-team-finds-noxious-ice-cloud-on-saturns-moon-titan

https://phys.org/news/2017-10-earth-buddy-asteroid-space-junk.html

Japan’s lunar probe discovers moon cave, which may be optimal base for space exploration

 

Soyuz capsule suffered partial depressurization during April landing

Musk offers more technical details on BFR system

 

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