On This Episode
Chief Executive Officer for The Planetary Society
Assistant Professor for Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma
Stubbeman-Drace Presidential Professor of Geology and Geophysics for University of Oklahoma
President for Science Museum Oklahoma
Historian and Author of Oklahomans and Space
Chief Scientist / LightSail Program Manager for The Planetary Society
Senior Communications Adviser and former Host of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society
Join Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye and host Mat Kaplan as they visit Oklahoma City’s outstanding public science museum. You’ll meet University of Oklahoma researchers who are exploring Mars and learning how solar systems form across the universe. And we’ll hear about the Sooner state’s huge role in our exploration of the final frontier.
- Science Museum Oklahoma
- Oklahomans and Space Book
- Oklahomans and Space DVD Documentary Series
- University of Oklahoma Astrophysicist Nathan Kaib
- University of Oklahoma Planetary Geologist Megan Elwood Madden’s Exploring Planetary Geochemistry
- Follow LightSail 2
This week's prizes:
A priceless Planetary Society KickAsteroid rubber asteroid, a 200-point iTelescope.net, and Oklahomans and Space: Chronicles of the Amazing Contributions of Oklahomans in the Aerospace Industry by Bill Moore.
This week's question:
After the Soviet Luna 24 lander in 1976, what was the next soft lander on the Moon?
To submit your answer:
Complete the contest entry form at http://planetary.org/radiocontest or write to us at [email protected] no later than Wednesday, August 14th at 8am Pacific Time. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.
Last week's question:
What is the most obvious strip of land in the first high resolution image downloaded from LightSail 2 AFTER sail deployment?
The answer will be revealed next week.
Question from the July 11 space trivia contest:
What is the lowermost element in the LightSail 2 logo (seen on the patch, sticker and elsewhere) that is not just a line?
The bottom element in the LightSail 2 patch is the Planetary Society logo.