Day: March 17, 2020

3/17/20: OUMUAMUA – CHASING RAMA

There is a mission being considered to follow the mysterious astroid, Oumuamua. Project Lyra’s new mission proposal suggests launching the spacecraft as soon as 2030. It would intercept ‘Oumuamua around 2049 when the asteroid is about five times farther from the sun than Pluto. An expedition to this unusual interstellar object is technically possible, but it might not be the the most feasible way to study it. Tonight on Ground Zero, Clyde Lewis talks about OUMUAMUA – CHASING RAMA.

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