Visual Astronomy Display for October 2016
- Out of ten observations, Hubble saw what may be water vapor plumes on Europa in three of the images;
- Rosetta’s fairy tale story is coming to a close as the spacecraft starts preparing to descend to the comet for the end of it’s mission;
- Thousands of visitors watched the launch of OSIRIS-REx, a spacecraft journeying to asteroid Bennu on a sample return mission, on September 8, 2016;
- SciShow Space talks about Moon Express, the first commercial company to be granted permission by NASA to land on the Moon; and
- This month Phil Plait teaches us about Nebulae and the Milky Way Galaxy in his Astronomy Crash Course series.
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