Space Lasers for the Home Planet

Space Lasers for the Home Planet

Orbital Path

Share Podcast:
On September 15, 2018, the last Delta II rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force base, in California. It carried into orbit IceSat-2 — a satellite equipped with perhaps the most sophisticated space laser ever built.   NASA didn’t put it up there to shoot down rogue asteroids. Instead, it’s taking aim — with exquisite precision — at Earth.   On this episode of Orbital Path, Dr. Michelle Thaller talks with Tom Wagner. He’s been looking forward ...Read More
On September 15, 2018, the last Delta II rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force base,...Read More