In this episode of Ask A Rocket Scientist Chuck wants to know:
How is it possible that an astronaut and a cosmonaut successfully escaped from atop an exploding rocket last October?
These two men were on their way to the International Space Station when their Soyuz rocket experienced critical failure and jettisoned them away from the explosion. “Hey Bill, what the…?!?!”
Watch the Incredible Video Footage
Also in this episode we talk about the stunning new film FIRST MAN, starring Ryan Gosling. Our lingering question: Why didn’t we ever hear from Neil Armstrong after that momentous first leap for mankind?
First Man – Official Trailer
Finally, our listener Butch Farber wants to know if we should be concerned with two black holes apparently joining forces. (Don’t worry Butch. The short answer is ‘No’ (at least not yet, anyway). You can read about it here.
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