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Planetary RadioAugust 2, 2004

MESSENGER Spacecraft Heads for Mercury

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Sean Solomon
Sean Solomon

Principal Investigator for MESSENGER, Columbia University

As Principal Investigator, Sean Solomon has overall responsibility for MESSENGER, the first spacecraft heading to Mercury in three decades. He profiles the mission on this week's show. Blue sky, yellow moon...it's all the same to Emily Lakdawalla, and she knows why. Bruce Betts heralds the return of the Perseid meteors, and a new trivia contest on What's Up!

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