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Astronaut Tom Jones at SETIcon

Astronaut Tom Jones

Air Date: 08/06/2012
Run Time: 43:01

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  • Tom Jones, Astronaut, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

Topics: podcasts and videos, personal stories, interview, astronaut, future technology, near-Earth asteroids

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Skywalker, scientist and author Tom Jones joins us in a fireside chat about Near Earth Objects and much more. Emily Lakdawalla tours the Applied Physics Lab in Maryland. Bill Nye the Science Guy put high value on the mission of Curiosity, the MSL Rover, even if it had not landed successfully.  What’s Up in the night sky.

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