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Planetary RadioDecember 24, 2012

PLANETARY RADIO LIVE: Special Curiosity Report Continues

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Special Guests
Richard Cook

Curiosity Project Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

John Grotzinger
John Grotzinger

Curiosity Project Scientist, California Institute of Technology

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Emily Lakdawalla

Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society

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Bill Nye

Chief Executive Officer

More of our great conversation with the leaders of the Curiosity mission. Project Manager Richard Cook and Project Scientist John Grotzinger are joined by Bill Nye, Emily Lakdawalla and host Mat Kaplan at the Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena, California.  Bruce Betts and Mat get all starry-eyed in this week's What's Up, and you'll live long and prosper with another tune from jazz quartet Hedgehog Swing.  Watch the entire Planetary Radio Live webcast at the link below.

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Trivia Contest

This week's prize is a beautiful and informative 2013 Year In Space wall calendar.

This week's question:
How many stars make up the Capella system? 

To submit your answer:
Send an email no later than Monday, December 31, at 2 pm Pacific time to [email protected] containing:

  1. Your answer
  2. Your name
  3. How to pronounce your name
  4. Your mailing address
  5. Your email address!

Last week's question:
From what country did Curiosity's REMS instrument package come?

Answer:
The answer will be revealed next week.

Question from the week before:
What is the most common graphical symbol for Neptune designed to look like?

Answer:
The trident wielded by King Neptune.

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