Talking with JPL's Blaine Baggett and Ed Stone About "The Stuff of Dreams"
Air Date: 02/25/2014
Run Time: 33:40
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- Ed Stone, Voyager Interstellar Mission Chief Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Blaine Baggett, Director of the Office of Communication and Education, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
JPL’s Blaine Baggett has completed “The Stuff of Dreams,” a documentary about an era in planetary exploration that was both exhilarating and exasperating. He is joined by Voyager mission Project Scientist and former JPL Director Ed Stone to talk about this dramatic film. Emily Lakdawalla explains why Curiosity has joined the fraternity of backward driving rovers on Mars. Just before catching a flight, Bill Nye considers the not-too-distant future when airliners and spaceliners will share the sky. Then What’s Up runs the gamut from Gamma rays to George Washington with Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan.
- See the trailer for “The Stuff of Dreams”
- The History of JPL
- Voyager: The Interstellar Mission
- Curiosity Update: Sols 540-548
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