Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now  arrow.png

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

    Please leave this field empty
Multimedia IconMultimedia

Andrew Chaikin's Passion for Mars

Use when no other thumbnail exists

Air Date: 10/27/2008
Run Time: 0:28:52

Listen to the full show:

Or Download mp3



Support Planetary Radio

The author of A Man on the Moon has just written A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet. He talks about this inspiring new work from his Vermont home. Is the Cassini mission to Saturn a failure? Emily Lakdawalla responds with a resounding "NO!" Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan celebrate another week of spectacular night skies in What's Up and announce their latest space trivia contest.


No trivia contest spoilers please!

Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.
Facebook Twitter Email RSS AddThis

Planetary Radio Search


Advocate for Space!

Fifteen years ago, Society members and passionate space advocates like you helped save the Pluto mission. Now we can do the same for missions to Europa and Mars.

Join over 27,600 people who have completed their petition and consider a donation to support advocacy efforts.

Sign Our Petition

Space in Images

Pretty pictures and
awe-inspiring science.

See More

Selfies to Space!

Take flight with a selfie on LightSail™ in 2016!

Send a Selfie Now

Connect With Us

Facebook! Twitter! Google+ and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!