An Astronomy Update

Apr 8, 2013

Twenty-thirteen has been dubbed the “Year of the Comet”, with three major visitors expected to give us a show.   Also, there's new findings on Mars and on Jupiter’s moon Europa that are leading scientists one step closer to the possibilities of life elsewhere in our solar system.  And a private venture hopes to send a husband and wife team to the Red Planet by twenty-eighteen.  We'll look at the top stories from space.


  • Mal Cameron - Former coordinator of the NASA Educator Resource Center at the McAuliffe-Sheppard 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