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Planetary Radio Show Archives: 2008

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Andrew Chaikin on the 40th Anniversary of Apollo 8

12/29/2008 | 0:28:52

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Andrew Chaikin on the 40th Anniversary of Apollo 8

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Report on the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

12/22/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society

Report on the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

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Armadillos in Space: Neil Milburn of Armadillo Aerospace

12/15/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Neil Milburn, Armadillo Aerospace vice president and co-founder

Armadillos in Space: Neil Milburn of Armadillo Aerospace

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Martian Ice is Everywhere...Almost

12/08/2008 | 0:28:52

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Martian Ice is Everywhere...Almost

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An Enormous New Eye on the Universe

12/01/2008 | 0:28:50

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  • Richard Ellis, Professor of Astronomy, California Institute of Technology

Astronomer Richard Ellis looks forward to the Thirty Meter Telescope.

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Going to the Moon With India!

11/24/2008 | 0:28:52

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Going to the Moon With India!

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Lou Friedman on the Roadmap to Space

11/17/2008 | 0:28:50

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Planetary Society Exec. Director Lou Friedman on the new plan for human exploration of space.

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Future American Space Policy, Part 1: President-Elect Barack Obama's Plan

11/10/2008 | 0:28:52

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Future American Space Policy, Part 1: President-Elect Barack Obama's Plan

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The Journey To Palomar -- A New Documentary

11/03/2008 | 0:28:52

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The Journey To Palomar -- A New Documentary

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Andrew Chaikin's Passion for Mars

10/27/2008 | 0:28:52

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Andrew Chaikin's Passion for Mars

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MESSENGER Sails by Mercury for a Second Flyby

10/20/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Sean Solomon, Principal Investigator for MESSENGER, Carnegie Institution of Washington

MESSENGER Sails by Mercury for a Second Flyby

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Cassini at Saturn: An Update From Linda Spilker

10/13/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Linda Spilker, Cassini Project Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Cassini at Saturn: An Update From Linda Spilker

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Where to Look for Life on Mars

10/06/2008 | 0:28:52

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Where to Look for Life on Mars

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Public Outreach and Amateurs in Space!

09/29/2008 | 0:28:52

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Public Outreach and Amateurs in Space!

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Ann Druyan on New Honors for Carl Sagan

09/22/2008 | 0:28:52

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Longtime partner Ann Druyan is proud of NASA's new Carl Sagan Fellowships. Bill Nye has a tribute for his old professor.

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Astropulse: A New Way for ET to Phone Home

09/15/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Dan Wertheimer, SETI Chief Scientist, University of California, Berkeley

Astropulse: A New Way for ET to Phone Home

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Northrop Grumman Space Technology President Alexis Livanos

09/08/2008 | 0:28:52

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Northrop Grumman Space Technology President Alexis Livanos

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The Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders

09/01/2008 | 0:28:52

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The Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders

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Ulysses Mission Operations Manager Nigel Angold on the End of the Solar Polar Journey

08/25/2008 | 0:28:52

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Ulysses Mission Operations Manager Nigel Angold on the End of the Solar Polar Journey

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Jut Wynne in the Caves of the Atacama

08/18/2008 | 0:28:52

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Jut Wynne in the Caves of the Atacama

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David Morrison of NASA's Lunar Science Institute and Jack Gregg on the Lunar Regolith Challenge

08/11/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Jack Gregg, Head, California Space Education & Workforce Institute
  • David Morrison, Interim Director, NASA's Lunar Science Institute

Distinguished scientist David Morrison of NASA's Lunar Science Institute, while Jack Gregg heads speaks about the 2nd Lunar Regolith Challenge.

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Phoenix Mars Lander Update: Taste the Water!

08/04/2008 | 0:28:52

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An exciting update from the Phoenix Mars Lander team, with further insights from Emily Lakdawalla. Bill Nye also celebrates Phoenix.

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Observing Earth With Space Studies Board Chair Charles Kennel

07/28/2008 | 0:28:52

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Observing Earth With Space Studies Board Chair Charles Kennel

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Astonishing Mercury, With MESSENGER Principal Investigator Sean Solomon

07/21/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Sean Solomon, Principal Investigator for MESSENGER, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Astonishing Mercury, With MESSENGER Principal Investigator Sean Solomon

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Why We Need Missions to Earth

07/14/2008 | 0:28:52

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Why We Need Missions to Earth

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WALL*E and the Future of Robots in Space

07/07/2008 | 0:28:52

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WALL*E and the Future of Robots in Space

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William Hartmann on 100th Anniversary of Tunguska's Big Bang

06/30/2008 | 0:28:52

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William Hartmann on 100th Anniversary of Tunguska's Big Bang

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The Milky Way: A New Galactic Self-Portrait

06/23/2008 | 0:28:52

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The Milky Way: A New Galactic Self-Portrait

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Ralph Lorenz and Titan Unveiled

06/16/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Ralph Lorenz, Planetary Scientist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Ralph Lorenz and Titan Unveiled

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Landing on Mars: How Hard Can It Be?

06/09/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Rob Manning, Chief Engineer, Mars Exploration Directorate, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL's Rob Manning explores just a few of the challenges of landing a spacecraft on another planet. We also get a Phoenix mission update from Emily Lakdawalla, who says not everything is going well.

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Phoenix on Ice: One Week in the Martian Arctic Circle

06/02/2008 | 0:28:52

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Phoenix on Ice: One Week in the Martian Arctic Circle

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Seven Minutes of Terror and Triumph: Phoenix Lands on Mars

05/26/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Peter Smith, Principal Investigator for Phoenix, University of Arizona

Seven Minutes of Terror and Triumph: Phoenix Lands on Mars

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Countdown to Touchdown on Mars

05/19/2008 | 0:28:52

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Countdown to Touchdown on Mars

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XCOR's Lynx: Another Ride Into Space

05/12/2008 | 0:28:52

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XCOR's Lynx: Another Ride Into Space

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Turning Moondust Into Air and Water

05/05/2008 | 0:28:52

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Turning Moondust Into Air and Water

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The Brightest Light in the Universe

04/28/2008 | 0:28:52

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The Brightest Light in the Universe

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Billions and Billions of Earthlike Planets?

04/21/2008 | 0:28:52

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Billions and Billions of Earthlike Planets?

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A Mars Rover Update From Steve Squyres

04/14/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Steve Squyres, Mars Exploration Rover Principal Investigator, Cornell University

Steve Squyres gives us a status report on Spirit and Opportunity, and Bill Nye comments on the rings that appear to surround one of Saturn's small moons. Last week Emily Lakdawalla told us why objects in space are round, but this time her Q&A explains why they're not.

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Analyzing Alien Atmospheres

04/07/2008 | 0:28:52

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Analyzing Alien Atmospheres

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Flying Through the Geysers of Enceladus

03/31/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • John Spencer, New Horizons science team member, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Flying Through the Geysers of Enceladus

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Sir Arthur Clarke: A Tribute

03/24/2008 | 0:28:52

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Sir Arthur Clarke: A Tribute

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Look Out! It's a Martian Avalanche!

03/17/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Alfred McEwen, Principal Investigator for HiRISE, University of Arizona

Look Out! It's a Martian Avalanche!

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John Anderson and the Flyby Anomaly

03/10/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • John Anderson, Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

John Anderson and the Flyby Anomaly

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Saving the Planet: The Apophis Mission Design Competition

03/03/2008 | 0:28:52

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Saving the Planet: The Apophis Mission Design Competition

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More From JPL's Linda and Tom Spilker

02/25/2008 | 0:28:52

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More From JPL's Linda and Tom Spilker

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A Cassini at Saturn Progress Report with Linda and Tom Spilker

02/18/2008 | 0:28:52

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A Cassini at Saturn Progress Report with Linda and Tom Spilker

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Celebrating the MESSENGER Mercury Flyby With Sean Solomon

02/11/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Sean Solomon, Principal Investigator for MESSENGER, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Celebrating the MESSENGER Mercury Flyby With Sean Solomon

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Astronaut Clay Anderson: Staying In Shape In Space

02/04/2008 | 0:28:52

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Astronaut Clay Anderson: Staying In Shape In Space

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Examining the Vision for Space Exploration: A Workshop Preview

01/28/2008 | 0:28:52

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Examining the Vision for Space Exploration: A Workshop Preview

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MESSENGER Reveals Mercury

01/21/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Bruce Betts, Director of Science and Technology, The Planetary Society
  • Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society

MESSENGER Reveals Mercury

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A Near Miss for Mars and Bill Nye Pays Tribute to Mercury!

01/14/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Don Yeomans, Manager of NASA's Near Earth Object Program Office

A Near Miss for Mars and Bill Nye Pays Tribute to Mercury!

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A Winged MESSENGER Reaches Mercury, and Bill Nye Premieres!

01/07/2008 | 0:28:52

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  • Sean Solomon, Principal Investigator for MESSENGER, Carnegie Institution of Washington

A Winged MESSENGER Reaches Mercury, and Bill Nye Premieres!

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