The Eyes of WISE Deliver Sky Survey Prize
Air Date: 07/26/2010
Run Time: 0:28:52
Listen to the full show:
Or Download mp3
- Ned Wright, Principal Investigator for the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer
Topics:Support Planetary Radio
Principal Investigator Edward L. (Ned) Wright returns to report on the completed first whole sky survey by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. The mission has discovered thousands of new asteroids and other objects. Emily Lakdawalla shares images of a huge new Mars rover on the move and dancing ring particles at Saturn. Bill Nye looks forward to boating on the lakes of Saturn's moon Titan. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan spend some relativistic time on the Soviet Mir space station and name the winner of the latest space trivia contest.
Planetary Radio Search
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 26,400 people who have completed their petition and consider a donation to support advocacy efforts.