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Introduction: Steve and Hallie introduce the episode and discuss the Astronomy Daily newsletter, encouraging listeners to sign up.- Vibrotactors: Scientists have developed vibrotactors to aid astronauts in combating spatial disorientation in space. These devices, combined with training, improve balance and orientation control.- Dinkinesh and Its Mini-Moon: A spacecraft captured an image of asteroid dinkiness and its small moon during a flyby. Dinkinesh is part of NASA's Lucy mission.- Farewell to Ken Mattingly: Astronaut Ken Mattingly, known for his role in the Apollo program, passed away at the age of 87. He was a key figure in space exploration.- November Sky-Watching Highlights: The hosts provide a list of celestial events and highlights for November, including meteor showers and planet sightings.- Europa Clipper Mission: NASA's Europa Clipper mission to study Jupiter's moon Europa is introduced, and listeners are encouraged to send their names to be etched on the spacecraft.- Conclusion: Steve and Hallie wrap up the episode, mentioning where listeners can find previous episodes and related content.
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Introduction: Steve and Hallie introduce the episode and discuss the Astronomy Daily newsletter, encouraging listeners to sign up.- Vibrotactors: Scientists have developed vibrotactors to aid astronauts in combating spatial disorientation in space. These devices, combined with training, improve balance and orientation control.- Dinkinesh and Its Mini-Moon: A spacecraft captured an image of asteroid dinkiness and its small moon during a flyby. Dinkinesh is part of NASA's Lucy mission.- Farewell to Ken Mattingly: Astronaut Ken Mattingly, known for his role in the Apollo program, passed away at the age of 87. He was a key figure in space exploration.- November Sky-Watching Highlights: The hosts provide a list of celestial events and highlights for November, including meteor showers and planet sightings.- Europa Clipper Mission: NASA's Europa Clipper mission to study Jupiter's moon Europa is introduced, and listeners are encouraged to send their names to be etched on the spacecraft.- Conclusion: Steve and Hallie wrap up the episode, mentioning where listeners can find previous episodes and related content. #astronomy #space #science #news #podcast #astronomydaily #newsletter #dinkinesh #nasa read more read less

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