Fri. Apr 3rd, 2020

Satellite Zone

All About Satellites In The Zone

3 Historic Firsts in Asteroid Exploration

2 min read

We’ve visited lots of places in our solar system in the last 60 years, but modern technology has made an unlikely candidate the hottest new frontier of solar system exploration: asteroids. Today, we’ll take a look at a few exciting discoveries that marked some asteroid firsts.

Hosted By: Reid Reimers

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