OSIRIS-REx Principal Investigator, University of Arizona
Dante Lauretta heads the most ambitious mission to an asteroid ever mounted. With one year left till launch, he returns to Planetary Radio with an update. Emily Lakdawalla marvels at the best New Horizons Pluto images released thus far. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan are back from their flight on the SOFIA 747 with a game to give away. “Xtronaut” lets you manage your own robotic mission across the solar system.
PI Dante Lauretta (r.) and Kevin Walsh in the Lockheed Martin clean room with OSIRIS-REx
This week's prize is a prototype version of “Xtronaut,” Dante Lauretta’s game about directing planetary science missions. You’ll also get to join a chat session with Dante, and receive the final version of the game when it’s released.
This week's question:
Who provided the voice of the robot in the classic 60s TV series,“Lost in Space?”