Planetary Radio • Jun 20, 2005

Solar Sail Countdown

On This Episode

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Louis D. Friedman

Co-Founder and Executive Director Emeritus for The Planetary Society

Greg Delory

Science and Data Systems Coordinator for University of California, Berkeley

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Bruce Betts

Chief Scientist / LightSail Program Manager for The Planetary Society

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Mat Kaplan

Planetary Radio Host and Producer for The Planetary Society

We get a last-minute update on Cosmos 1 from Project Director Lou Friedman, just before its launch into orbit. Science and Data Systems Coordinator Greg Delory looks at the complexity of the mission. Emily Lakdawalla sets aside Q and A to present her Solar Sail Diary. Bruce Betts has a new space trivia contest, and enjoys show and tell time on What's Up!