In this episode of This Week in Space (opens on new page)Rod Pyle is looking forward to some special memorial days, featuring Apollo 16, the last lunar exploration expedition.
We also commemorate the release of the Hubble Space Telescope, and Pioneer 11, one of the first two detectors of the frigid realms of Jupiter and Saturn.
In addition, Yuri’s Night, the last space festival, will change its name at the Space Symposium.
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Rod Pyle (opens on new page) is a writer, novelist, filmmaker and Editor of Ad Astra newspaper (opens on new page). He wrote 18 books (opens on new page) in aerospace history, exploration, and development, with Space 2.0, Redo the NASA route, Interplanetary Lobsters, Planning for a Battlestar, The Amazing Stories of Space, First In The Montha Mars
In a previous life, Rod produced documentaries and short films for The History Channel, Discovery Communications, and Disney. He also worked on the findings Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and the Kauaka Galactica reboot, and various sci-fi TV drivers. His most recent TV show with the NatGeo record is in Tom Wolfe’s comic book The Essentials.
Responsible for the editorial content of Space.com, Tariq Malik has been the Editor of Space.com since 2019 and has covered news and science for 18 years. He joined the Space.com team in 2001, as an intern and soon after as a full -fledged historian covering astronomy, exploration, astronomy and the night sky. . He became the managing editor of Space.com in 2009. The on -air talent has been featured on air stories on CNN, Fox News, NPR and others.
Tariq is an Eagle Scout (yes, he has a Space Exploration certificate), a Space Camp warrior (4 times as a child, once as an adult), and he took the last “vomit comet” flies when indicating zero-gravity. ahi. Prior to joining Space.com, she served as a staff member for The Los Angeles Times covering urban and education. He holds journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and the University of New York.