Software Failure Blamed for Loss of Space Station Control

08.13.2021 - By SpaceTime with Stuart Gary

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 93*Software failure blamed for loss of space station controlThe Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has blamed software issues for the sudden thruster burn aboard Russia’s new Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module which sent the space station out of control for 47 minutes.*Neutron Star MountainsNew models of neutron stars show that their tallest mountains may be only fractions of millimetres high, due to the huge gravity on the ultra-dense objects.*First reconfigurable commercial satellite launchedThe European Space Agency has launched one of its last Ariane 5 flights successfully placing two satellites into geostationary orbit.*The Science ReportSelf-isolation not enough to protect the most vulnerable from COVID.New study warns COVID-19 infection might result in memory trouble.Combining pesticides and herbicides pose a greater threat to bees than previously thought.A new study shows that Australian women are having babies later in life.Skeptic's guide to Australia’s most haunted road.For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ 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 230 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....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.

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