Juno's Brief Home Visit on the Road to Jupiter
Air Date: 10/21/2013
Run Time: 28:50
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- Scott Bolton, Principal Investigator for JUNO,
Topics: interview, solar system formation, podcasts and videos, astronomy, spacecraft, SETI, Saturn, planetary astronomy, mission status, Planetary Radio, Planetary Society People, Planetary Society, Juno, Jupiter, Bill NyeSupport Planetary Radio
Juno Principal Investigator Scott Bolton reviews the spacecraft's Earth flyby and previews its long stay at our solar system's king of planets. Bill Nye says technological advances have made it easier to see ET's laser flashes, if there are any. Emily Lakdawalla has found a beautiful image of Saturn, entirely unobscured but surrounded by its rings. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan will make you an offer you can't refuse in this week's What's Up.
- Juno Mission to Jupiter
- Bill Nye: Why With Nye Juno Mission Videos
- Optical Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence--Improved Search for ET
- Emily Lakdawalla: Stunning Saturn Mosaic
- Emily Lakdawalla: Marian Call's "Good Morning, Moon" Music Video
- Casey Dreier: Introducing Cosmos With Cosmos, The Virtual Cosmos Viewing Party
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This week's question:
Name the four known innermost moons of Jupiter, all of which are interior to the Galilean satellites, and revolve in less than an Earth day.
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Last week's question:
What was the name of Scott Carpenter's Mercury spacecraft?
The answer will be revealed next week.
Question from the week before:
What nebula would fit best in the movie, "The Godfather?"
The Horsehead Nebula