Big Picture Science – Getting a Spacelift: Nathan Strange
by Gary Niederhoff on February 6, 2012
Part 3 of Getting a Spacelift, featuring Nathan Strange, formulation system engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, on the technology of manned space flight and the value of exploring our solar system. (TRT 9:27)
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)