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NASA in Silicon Valley Live – Exploring Space with the World’s Largest Flying Telescope by NASA

NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Dec. 6, 2018, we talk about SOFIA, the world’s largest flying telescope, and the history of airborne astronomy.

Video with captions: https://youtu.be/1pFpvOiETAM
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Gravity Assist: The Sun’s Mysteries with Thomas Zurbuchen by NASA

Back in August, NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe to study the Sun’s corona—its very outer edge. Parker will sail as close as 4 million miles from the Sun—a record for any space agency in the world—and survive temperatures up to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit. In this week’s episode of Gravity Assist, Thomas Zurbuchen, the Associate Administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, joins NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green to discuss the mysterious we still need to solve about the Sun, and more!
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NASA in Silicon Valley Live – The Science of Heat Shields by NASA

NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Nov. 15, 2018, we talk about the science of heat shields, how spacecraft survive the extreme temperatures experienced during atmospheric entry and more!

Video with captions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWnnarkLeJg&list=PLfnpkfDmrBqaVI0oLfeV1y1EkmkIiQPzw
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