Rosetta Round-up with UBS and Special Guests!
August 14th, 2014 by Tavi Greiner
AFM’s Under British Skies crew returns to radio Sunday, Aug 17, 1900 UTC / 3pm ET with an exciting program featuring key players of ESA’s Rosetta comet mission!
UBS hosts – Richie Jarvis, Paul Harper, Nick Howes, Nick Evetts, and Jane Green – will talk with their guests about Rosetta’s latest accomplishments and future goals; the science of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko; how amateur astronomers are contributing to this mission; and how you can follow the latest updates. We’ll also have the AFM chatroom open to accept your comments and questions!
OUR “ALL-STAR” (all-comet?) GUEST LIST INCLUDES:
Dr. Matt Taylor – European Space Agency (ESA); Project Scientist for Rosetta
Dr. Claudia Alexander – Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL); US/Project Scientist for Rosetta
Dr. Colin Snodgrass – Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow at Max Planck Institute; Works with the OSIRIS team on Rosetta
Dr. Joel Parker – Southwest Research Institute (SwRI); Deputy Principal Investigator for Rosetta/ALICE
Dr. Padma Yanamandra-Fisher – Space Science Institute (SSI); The PACA Project; Rosetta Coordinator of Amateur Observations of 67P
Wanna know more about the Rosetta mission?
Click here to read the ESA Rosetta blog; here to follow the ESA Rosetta Twitter updates, here for a 3-D visualization of Rosetta’s journey, here for Rosetta’s latest images; and here for an in-depth look at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Shownotes are available, here.
Play-on-Demand podcast version, here.