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Mat Kaplan

Planetary Radio host and producer Mat Kaplan combines a more than 40-year history in broadcasting with his even longer-lived passion for space exploration to create our radio and podcast series. It’s his great good fortune to have weekly conversations with the scientists and engineers, astronauts and advocates who are leading humankind’s expansion into the final frontier. He also provides key technical support for our Planetfest celebrations and other major events, and helps share the mission of the Society with diverse audiences around the world.

Bill Nye

Bill Nye isn't just the Science Guy—he's a Planetary Society charter member and has been The Planetary Society's CEO since 2010.

Bruce Betts

Dr. Bruce Betts is The Planetary Society's chief scientist, and the program manager for LightSail 2.

Emily Lakdawalla

Emily Lakdawalla is an internationally admired science communicator and educator, passionate about advancing public understanding of space and sharing the wonder of scientific discovery.

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