Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments.
July 2014 – Special guest Dr. Joel Parker from the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) will talk about the Rosetta mission. Dr. Parker is the Deputy PI on the Alice UV spectrograph on the Rosetta mission. The spacecraft is fast approaching its target comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko where it will spend a year studying the comet in detail.
Next up, Dr. Steve Lee gives us a quick update on Mars rovers, Opportunity and Curiosity, and covers new results published by the Cassini team on Saturn’s moon, Enceledus.
Links to stories:
Rosetta Arrives at Comet
Cassini Observes Geysers on Enceladus
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