Planetary Radio • May 29, 2019

Sharing a Passion for Mars at the Humans to Mars Summit

On This Episode

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Sonya Gavankar

Director of Public Relations for The Newseum

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Jim Garvin

Chief Scientist for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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Kellie Gerardi

Aerospace professional, science communicator and payload specialist

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Joe Cassady

Executive Director of Space for Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Allyson Reneau

Independent consultant and speaker for formerly of NASA HQ

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Artemis Westenberg

Explore Mars president, director and co-founder

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Emily Lakdawalla

Solar System Specialist for The Planetary Society

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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

This year’s Humans to Mars Summit in Washington D.C., once again ended with a panel of Martian all-stars talking about their hopes for a future that includes the Red Planet. Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan leads the inspiring and entertaining discussion. Emily Lakdawalla shows us the beautiful, sunlit clouds of Mars, while this week’s What’s Up segment gives Mat the job of singing the answer to our latest space trivia quiz.

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Humans to Mars Summit 2019 (wide) The Humans to Mars panel on stage at the National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington D.C. Explore Mars/Cheryl Nemazie
Humans to Mars Summit 2019
Humans to Mars Summit 2019 The Humans to Mars panel on stage at the National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington D.C. Explore Mars/Cheryl Nemazie
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This week's question:

What is the brightest pulsar as seen from Earth at radio wavelengths?

To submit your answer:

Complete the contest entry form at http://planetary.org/radiocontest or write to us at planetaryradio@planetary.org no later than Wednesday, June 5th at 8am Pacific Time. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Last week's question:

Name everyone who has served as NASA Administrator more than once. Terms of office must be non-contiguous or separated by some amount of time. This means Acting Administrators who are immediately appointed as Administrator don’t count!

Answer:

The answer will be revealed next week.

Question from the May 15 space trivia contest:

About how wide an area was observed to have changed due to the Hayabusa 2 SCI impact on asteroid Ryugu?

Answer:

The area of asteroid Ryugu observed to have changed due to the Hayabusa 2 SCI impact was about 20 meters wide.