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Space Missions In 2021: What Are You Most Excited To See In This New Year? — 2 Comments

  1. Thank you, Father. Let’s see. I am drawn to three! The Emirates one is interesting because of the extent of what they are looking for and from history I know the Arab culture used to be a leader in science. It would be interesting to see them at work again in my lifetime. The second is the James Webb telescope. That’s what so exciting. Seems like pure astronomy. The third is the Artimis mission because it includes where we left off decades ago. I guess to choose one, I would choose the James Webb telescope.

    • Thanks Janine! I love your reflection on the Al Amal mission! I was so impressed with the video they produced and, yes, I can’t wait to see the United Arab Emirates contribution to science! It’s something that isn’t mentioned much, but should be mentioned more: True science, by its very nature, is an act of ecumenism/inter faith dialogue. Sounds like you may have given me a theme for a future post!

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