Category: Spacecraft

Spacecraft

Abscicon 2015 in Chicago: Finding Habitable Worlds and Life Beyond the Solar System

What could the near future hold for detecting habitable, and eventually inhabited, extrasolar planets? That's the question we asked together with my colleagues Victoria Meadows, A. Mandell and Margaret Turnbull. To this purpose we organized a session for the Astrobiology ...

A trip to Goldstone

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in southern California.  Goldstone is one of three sites around the world (the others being in Madrid, Spain and Canberra, Australia) that receive and ...