* Posts by mleonard

2 publicly visible posts • joined 13 Jul 2014

America's largest radio telescope blind after falling cable slashes 100-foot gash in reflector dish


A few more detailed pictures here, hopefully it doesn't take too long to repair: https://www.naic.edu/~phil/hardware/telescope/auxmain200810/photos/

Space geeks' resurrected NASA Sun probe ISEE-3 now on collision course with THE MOON


I really hope they get the engines going again. I had the good fortune to meet one of the team while on holiday in San Francisco in April, the work they have pulled off to date is just awesome, fingers crossed for them.