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New Mexico Journey: Dale Frail of the Very Large Array Radio Telescope

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Air Date: 11/07/2011
Run Time: 0:28:52

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The first of three stories in the Land of Enchantment takes us to one of the largest and most important astronomical tools on Earth, the 27 dishes of the Very Large Array, deep in the New Mexico desert. Emily Lakdawalla documents the final preparations for launch of two Mars-bound spacecraft. Bill Nye the Planetary Guy's weekly commentary, and a big finish from Bruce and Mat with What's Up and a new space trivia contest.

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