A Landing Site Chosen for NASA’s New VIPER Lunar Rover

09.29.2021 - By SpaceTime with Stuart Gary

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 110*A landing site chosen for NASA’s new VIPER lunar roverNASA has selected the western edge of Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole as the landing site for its Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover or VIPER mission slated to launch in 2023.*Was Mars too small to retain waterNew research suggests a fundamental reason Mars has no water may be that it’s just too small to hold onto large amounts of water.*New binary white dwarf system discoveredAstronomers have discovered a double white dwarf system located some 368 light years away.*Taikonauts return home after 90 days on China’s new space stationThree Chinese taikonauts have returned safely to Earth after completing the country's longest-ever manned space mission.*The Science ReportA new study suggests that if you’ve already had COVID-19, it’s still worth getting the vaccine.A new study shows the parents of kids with autism have less symmetrical faces than average.A quarter of Italian alpine plant species are threatened by glacier retreat.Understanding the health secrets of curcumin.Alex on Tech: Apple has finally released their new IOS-15 operating system.Your support is needed...SpaceTime is an independently produced podcast (we are not funded by any government grants, big organisations or companies), and we’re working towards becoming a completely listener supported show...meaning we can do away with the commercials and sponsors. We figure the time can be much better spent on researching and producing stories for you, rather than having to chase sponsors to help us pay the bills.That's where you come in....help us reach our first 1,000 subscribers...at that level the show becomes financially viable and bills can be paid without us breaking into a sweat every month. Every little bit helps...even if you could contribute just $1 per month. It all adds up.By signing up and becoming a supporter at the $5 or more level, you get immediate access to over 240 commercial-free, double, and triple episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. You also receive all new episodes on a Monday rather than having to wait the week out. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast (you get a month’s free trial with Supercast to see if it’s really for you or not)....and share in the rewards. Details at Patreon www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or Supercast - https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ Details at https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com or www.bitesz.com Sponsor Details:This episode is brought to you with the support of NameCheap…cheap domain names is just the beginning of your own online presence. We use them and we love them. Get our special deal…just visit: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/namecheap and help support the show.For more SpaceTime visit https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com (mobile friendly). For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode: https://www.bitesz.com/show/spacetime/blog/ RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/spacetime Email: mailto:[email protected] receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com or visit <a...

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