The Voyager missions are the true rock stars of area exploration. The dual spacecraft explored Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and plenty of of their moons earlier than heading into interstellar area. Additionally they every carried a report (pictured) encoded with 115 images, greetings in 55 languages, a 12-minute montage of sounds on Earth, and 90 minutes of music (together with some rock, in fact). This week’s Planetary Radio celebrates this 45-year journey throughout the Photo voltaic System and past, that includes a particular interview with Ann Druyan, inventive director for the golden data. Picture credit score: NASA.
May life exist on planets round binary stars? A minimum of half the celebs in our galaxy exist in pairs. Many such binary star methods have planets in orbit round them, however may these planets maintain life? Our newest article explores the habitability of planets within the chaotic situations of binary methods.
The Planetary Society and JAXA are teaming up! Final week, The Planetary Society hosted prime leaders from JAXA (the Japan Aerospace Exploration Company) at our headquarters in Pasadena, CA, to discover concepts for collaboration on schooling and public outreach initiatives.