Visual Astronomy Display: January 2019

All of the spacecraft currently functioning on or very near Mars, from the Planetary Society.

Happy New Year!

Highlights…

  • Emily Lakdawalla from the Planetary Society takes us on a tour of the spacecraft currently exploring our solar system;
  • Revisiting the seven planets of TRAPPIST-1 that were discovered nearly two years ago;
  • Take a look at the complexity and precision that goes into building the James Webb Space Telescope;
  • SciShow Space explores why it is so difficult to land on Mars; and
  • A few videos in this moth’s playlist honor Nancy Grace Roman, the Mother of Hubble, who passed away on December 26, 2018.

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About Katie Frey

Katie Frey leads the development of the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus, a community supported linked data vocabulary for sorting, filtering, and exploring astronomical literature, data sets, images, etc.

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