September 1 - 7 2014 Stargazer: Russian Claims Of Microbes In Space

Sep 1, 2014

Credit Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We have no less than three planets to try and spot in our evening island skies, and, we learn about a claim by another country’s space program that they discovered microbes living in outer space, as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

An impressive shot of the International Space Station, which Russian officials claim has some kind of sea plankton living on the exterior, in outer space.
Credit NASA