26. Taking the Plunge: The Jim Bridenstine Story

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The guys talk about Jim Bridenstine’s place in the Climate Change Denier’s Alignment System. They then put the spotlight on Peggy Whitson and her plunge back to Earth. They cover SLS and Hurricane Harvey imagery by NASA. Finally, they chat about Cassini’s upcoming plunge.

 

Links:

Places to Donate for Hurricane Harvey

American Red Cross: Usually the first group people think of when giving after a disaster. It says it is providing shelters for those displaced by Harvey, and it has thousands of volunteers on the ground in the state.

Global Giving: A charity crowdfunding site that is attempting to raise $2 million to be used exclusively for local relief and recovery efforts.

Airbnb: The hospitality company is working to coordinate people in need of a place to stay with people willing to offer a free room.

 

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Latest from Washington

Administration picks Bridenstine for NASA Admin position
 

But he faces some obstacles

NSpC is getting ready to tackle space

 

Space News Highlight of the Week

Peggy Whitson comes Home!

 

International News

ESA Helped Out

 

Latest in Tech

NASA Conducts Final (5th) Test of RS-25 Engine Flight Controller Unit

Hurricane Harvey seen from Space

 

Coming Soon to Space

Cassini Final Orbit begins on September 9, ends on the 15th

 

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