This program looks at the history of Alan Shepard and Christa McAuliffe; why the University of New Hampshire is probing the moon; and the science that is inspiring future space ventures.
Support for the The Sky Guy is provided by New Hampshire Astronomical Society.
Director of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center.
John Gianforte runs the observatory at the University of New Hampshire.
Don't miss the peak of the annual Quandrantid Meteor Shower on January 2nd.
On December 21, the Jupiter and Saturn will be so close together.
The year's best annual meteor shower is coming to our sky on the evening of December 13th.
Mars will appear as a bright orange disk in the sky throughout December.
A new discovery, Comet SWAN.
Comet Atlas has brightened considerably since it was first seen in December, 2019. John Gianforte guides you on how to view the "new" comet with binoculars or a telescope.
What's that bright star in the evening sky? It's actually the planet Venus.
John Gianforte guides you on how to view the three aligned, morning planets.
New Hampshire has had its eyes on space exploration for decades.
Mark McConnell teaches about space at the University of New Hampshire.