Live at the Space Tech Expo with Bill Nye, Xcor and Zero-G
Air Date: 05/27/2013
Run Time: 34:38
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- Andrew Nelson, COO and Vice President of Business Development, Xcor Aerospace
- Bill Nye, Chief Executive Officer
- Michelle Peters, Director of Research and Education, Zero Gravity Corporation
PlanRad Live takes to the road again, this time visiting the Space Tech Expo in Long Beach, California for a conversation with enthusiastic team members from Xcor Aerospace, where they are building the Lynx spaceplane, and the Zero Gravity Corporation, whose “G-Force One” plane has allowed thousands of men and women to experience weightlessness. Bill Nye joined the fun on stage, and Bruce Betts arrived with t-shirts for the winners of the live What’s Up space trivia contest.
This week's prize is Bill Nye the Science Guy's voice welcoming your voicemail callers!
This week's question:
In what year did more humans launch into space than any other year?
To submit your answer:
Complete the contest entry form at http:planetary.org/radiocontest no later than Monday, June 3rd, at 2pm Pacific Time.
Last week's question:
What planet in our solar system has the longest solar day?
The answer will be revealed next week.
Question from the week before:
Who was the only American astronaut to fly on consecutive missions?
Astronaut Stephen Bowen, who flew on STS-132 and 133.