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  • An Underwater Telescope to Study Sky and Sea

    You’ve heard of telescopes in space-Ed Weiler has worked on a few of them- but have you heard of a telescope under the sea?

    Check out this Eos article about an underwater telescope:

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  • From Athlete to Astronaut

    Although Ed Weiler wasn’t an astronaut, he certainly helped many of them go to space.

    Check out this Third Pod interview from last year with Leland Melvin- who’s an athlete turned astronaut!

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  • New Space Telescope Named for Nancy Roman, Astronomy Pioneer

    Ed Weiler was first hired at NASA by legendary scientist Nancy Grace Roman.

    Last year, NASA honored Nancy by naming a space telescope after her:

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  • Training and Diversifying Space Project Principal Investigators

    Want to be a leader at NASA like Ed Weiler was?

    Check out this Eos article about how NASA is working to diversify their leadership team:

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  • Final Mirror Segment Added to Powerful Future Space Observatory

    In his Sci & Tell episode, Ed Weiler described a very public struggle his team faced at NASA while installing the Hubble’s mirrors.

    Luckily, the process went much more smoothly on the James Webb:

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  • Final Frontier? The Evolution of Planetary Science Missions

    Ed Weiler worked on many projects throughout his career at NASA.

    Fran Baganel did too, and she discussed them with us on this Third Pod episode:

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  • Capturing Pluto‚Äôs Heartbeat in a Computer

    One of the projects Ed Weiler worked on while at NASA was the New Horizons telescope.

    Read about some of the data New Horizons collected on Pluto in Eos:

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  • The Unexpected Benefits of Science Communication Training

    One of Ed Weiler’s proudest moments at NASA was implementing a public outreach program for both adults and kids.

    Science communications not only benefits the public- it helps the scientists as well:

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    Episode: Ed Weiler

  • New Horizons Sends First Looks of 2014 MU69

    One of the projects Ed Weiler worked on while at NASA was the New Horizons telescope.

    Check out this Eos article about when New Horizons sent us the first look of MU69:

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    Episode: Ed Weiler

  • Five Spitzer Discoveries About Solar Systems Near and Far

    Ed Weiler is probably best known for working on the Hubble Telescope.

    Last year, at NASA retired another one of its telescopes, the Spitzer, which helped us learn a lot about our solar system:

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    Episode: Ed Weiler