Visual Astronomy Display: November 2019

Highlights…

  • New images from the ESO’s Very Large Telescope indicate that the asteroid Hygiea might be reclassified as smallest dwarf planet in our solar system;
  • Denna Lambert from NASA Goddard tests out an inclusive picture book designed for the visually impaired, featuring images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope;
  • Astronomers met in Luxembourg last month to discuss how to improve sustainability for future extraterrestrial missions;
  • NASA introduced their new spacesuits which will be used on their future missions to the Moon and Mars;
  • Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir share their thoughts on the first all-woman spacewalk.

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Rebecca Tibbitts

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