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5 years in the making, Juno spacecraft set to arrive at Jupiter on July 4th

5 years in the making, Juno spacecraft set to arrive at Jupiter on July 4th

On August 5th 2011, perched atop an Atlas V rocket, the Juno spacecraft launched and began a new phase of it's journey to explore the planet Jupiter and the origins of our solar system. On July 4th 2016 the probe is scheduled to enter orbit around Jupiter, here's a round-up of what you'll want to know to follow along. 

Episode #97: How To Win (Facebook) Friends And Influence Nobody

Episode #97: How To Win (Facebook) Friends And Influence Nobody

Does it make a difference? In light of recent events (Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal, and the recent shooting in South Carolina) we discuss what happens when discussing controversial topics online goes awry.  We wrap up the show with a heaping serving of rad space news