Category Archives: Space

Scott Parazynski (Repost)

Parazynski_Scott_0031b(Episode 39) — Dr. Scott Parazynski is a former NASA astronaut who flew on five shuttle missions. He was recently inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. During his time with NASA he conducted seven spacewalks. Dr. Parazynski is also the only astronaut to summit Mt. Everest. Now, he serves as the first Professor or Practice and University Explorer at Arizona State University.

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Evan Scannapieco

scanna(Episode 38) — Dr. Evan Scannapieco is an astrophysicist at Arizona State University. His research focuses on feedback processes of galaxy formation and the evolution of elements over cosmic time. On this episode, Dr. Scannapieco talks about dark matter and dark energy.

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Sarah Rogers & Jaime Sanchez de la Vega

(Episode 37) — Sarah Rogers and Jaime Sanchez de la Vega are officers in the Sun Devil Satellite Laboratory at Arizona State University. As undergraduates, they’re leading a team of students that will be building, launching and operating the Phoenix Mission. They’re goal is to study thermal emissions of urban areas from space.