Episode 226: Duricrust

  1. This week in SF history

    • 7 September 1914: Birth of James Van Allen (wikipedia.org)

    • Next week in 1962: cloud-based navigation

  2. Spaceflight news

  3. Short & Sweet

    • The completed Rosalind Franklin rover displayed by Airbus engineers! (bbc.com)

    • Mars 2020 helicopter integrated into the rover (bbc.com)

    • JWST has now been physically assembled (nasa.gov)

Starhopper leg closeup, post-flight

Starhopper leg closeup, post-flight

Starhopper foot closeup, pre-flight

Starhopper foot closeup, pre-flight

Current condition of HP3’s mole

Current condition of HP3’s mole

HP3 diagram

HP3 diagram