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Planetary RadioApril 18, 2018

Yuri’s Night 2018!

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Anousheh Ansari
Anousheh Ansari

Citizen astronaut and Ansari X-Prize founder

Nicole Stott
Nicole Stott

Astronaut, aquanaut and artist

George T. Whitesides
George Whitesides

President and CEO, Virgin Galactic

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Bill Nye

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Simmons
Mike Simmons

President, Astronomers Without Borders

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Robert Picardo

Board of Directors, The Planetary Society

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Bruce Betts

Chief Scientist / LightSail Program Manager, The Planetary Society

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Mat Kaplan

Planetary Radio Host and Producer

Host Mat Kaplan once again attends the worldwide party for space. Join him at the Los Angeles celebration under Space Shuttle Endeavour. You’ll hear conversations with astronauts Nicole Stott and Anousheh Ansari, Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides and Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye the Science Guy. Then test your space history and trivia knowledge with Planetary Society Chief Scientist Bruce Betts.

Astronaut Nicole Stott and Mat Kaplan at Yuri’s Night LA 2018

Mat Kaplan

Astronaut Nicole Stott and Mat Kaplan at Yuri’s Night LA 2018
Yuri’s Night founder Loretta Whitesides presents an award to Anousheh Ansari

Mat Kaplan

Yuri’s Night founder Loretta Whitesides presents an award to Anousheh Ansari

Bill Nye on stage at the 2018 Yuri’s Night celebration under Space Shuttle Endeavour

Mat Kaplan

Bill Nye on stage at the 2018 Yuri’s Night celebration under Space Shuttle Endeavour

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In Greek mythology, who were Andromeda’s mother and father? All three are constellations.

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What was the first nebula observed that was tied to a supernova seen by humans?

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The answer will be revealed next week.

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What is currently the second farthest spacecraft from Earth? It does not need to be currently functioning.

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The second farthest spacecraft from Earth is Pioneer 10, which was last heard from in 2003, and won’t be destroyed by Klingons till 2287.

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