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Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.
25 Aug 2020 • 45 mins
It's a busy week on Florida's Space Coast, and supernovas are in the news. Thankfully the two won't cross paths. Neither will Earth and an asteroid the day before Election Day in the United States. This episode of Liftoff is sponsored by: ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get an extra three months free.eero: The WiFi every home deserves. Get your eero delivered with free next day shipping. Links and Show Notes: Support Liftoff with a Relay FM Membership Relay FM for St. Jude Relay FM - Twitch August set to end with string of launches from Cape Canaveral – Spaceflight Now Launch Schedule – Spaceflight Now ULA to launch Delta 4 Heavy for its 12th mission, four more to go before rocket is retired - SpaceNews SpaceX flies the same, sooty booster for the sixth time [Updated] | Ars Technica Sorry but NASA says this small asteroid doesn’t pose a threat to Earth before Election Day - The Verge News | Tiny Asteroid Buzzes by Earth - the Closest Flyby on Record Engineers troubleshooting small space station air leak – Spaceflight Now Unveiling Rogue Planets With NASA’s Roman Space Telescope | NASA Predictions of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Galactic Exoplanet Survey. II. Free-floating Planet Detection Rates - IOPscience Warped Space-time to Help WFIRST Find Exoplanets | NASA Richard Pogge's Home Page Researchers propose a supernova triggered the Late Devonian mass extinction | Ars Technica This Star Looked Like It Would Explode. Maybe It Just Sneezed - The New York Times