Edward Gleason

Space News

Feb 20, 2018
http://www.spacex.com/news

The latest news from out of this world.  We’ll preview the NASA launch schedule for 2018 and discuss the role commercial space flight might play in satellite launches and human exploration of space. 

Guests:  Dr. Julie Ziffer, Physics Professor at the University of Southern Maine.  She was part of an international research team that was the first to discover water-ice on an asteroid surface.  The International Astronomical Union recognized her contributions to planetary science by naming asteroid 7909 Ziffer in her honor.

 

Shawn Laatsch, Director of the Emera Astronomy Center & Jordan Planetarium at the University of Maine. He's also the president of the International Planetarium Society, Inc.

 

Jason Crusan, Division Director for NASA's Advanced Exploration Systems.


News from Space

Jul 10, 2017
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From the upcoming total solar eclipse to the latest news from private space launches, we’ll check in with our amateur and professional astronomers for what to look for up in the sky in the coming weeks.

Guests:  Edward Gleason, University of Southern Maine Planetarium Manager

Shawn Laatsch, Director, Emera Astronomy Center & Jordon Planetarium, UMaine

Bernie Reim, author of the monthly astronomy column in the Portland Press Herald and an astronomy lab instructor at the University of Southern Maine

Astronomy News

Jan 27, 2017
http://www.boeing.com/

Astronomy experts join us to discuss which celestial events to be on the watch for in the coming year. What's up at the International Space Station? What are the Mars Rovers up to?

Guests:

Nancy Atkinson, Contributing Editor for Universe Today. Author of Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our Views of the Cosmos. (via ISDN)

Edward Gleason, astronomer and manager of the Southworth Planetarium at the University of Southern Maine

News from Space

Nov 15, 2016
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The latest news from out of this world ... from the Supermoon to new findings from Mars.

Guests:

Edward Gleason, University of Southern Maine planetarium manager

Shawn Laatsch, Director, Emera Astronomy Center & Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine