Alan Stern: Organics on Pluto and Fairy Castles on the Moon
Air Date: 02/27/2012
Run Time: 0:28:50
Listen to the full show:
Or Download mp3
- Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Topics:Support Planetary Radio
The second half of our conversation with the head of the New Horizons mission, now just 40 months from its close encounter with Pluto. Alan reveals news about that distant world, along with discoveries about our own moon. Emily Lakdawalla takes us to yet another moon. Bill Nye goes to a meeting about NASA's new budget. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan share the night sky awe and a new 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.