An Astronomy Update

Dec 10, 2012

The Voyager Two spacecraft that was  launched in the late seventies reaches the very edges of our solar system. Ice has been found on Mercury. A planet has been found orbiting our closest star, and the Gemini meteor shower in mid-December is expected to impress. We’ll look at the most out of this world stories happening in space.


  • Mal Cameron - Former coordinator of the NASA Educator Resource Center at the McAuliffe-Shephard Discovery Center and an educator at the Center.
  • John Gianforte, Co-founder of the Astronomical Society of Northern New England and an astronomy instructor for Granite State College and UNH. His website is