Universe Today Podcast

Episode 670: NASA is Considering the Trident Mission. Going Back to Neptune and Triton.

July 4th, 2020  •  9 mins 29 secs  •  Download (8.69 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Earlier this year, NASA announced 4 new Discovery-class missions that they were considering. These are low-cost, rapidly-built missions that will help scientists understand some mystery in astronomy and planetary science.

One of these missions is called Trident, and it’s going to be targeting the Planet Neptune. And more specifically, it’s going to be providing close up pictures of its largest moon Triton.