MESSENGER Sails by Mercury for a Second Flyby
Air Date: 10/20/2008
Run Time: 0:28:52
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- Sean Solomon, Principal Investigator for MESSENGER, Carnegie Institution of Washington
MESSENGER Principal Investigator Sean Solomon returns with an exclusive report on the spacecraft's very successful second flyby of Mercury. Bill Nye has news about a distinguished new President for the Planetary Society. Emily Lakdawallla explains the differences between the orbiters circling Mars. Bruce Betts tells us about the night sky as he gets a preview of our great sixth anniversary contest prizes in What's Up! And we're now giving away a one-year membership in the Planetary Society along with the Planetary Radio t-shirt in the weekly space trivia contest!