It’s been a big week for space exploration, and a bit of a roller-coaster.
First, of course, came the excitement over the first image of a black hole.
Next, there was Israel’s attempt to become the fourth nation to land on the moon. It didn’t quite go as planned, but they got close.
Then, after multiple delays, SpaceX completed its first commercial space launch. It put a satellite into orbit and landed all three booster rockets safely back on Earth.
Living Lab Radio talks about these exciting happenings with Regina Jorgenson, Director of Astronomy at Maria Mitchell Association on Nantucket.