Planetary Radio • Dec 30, 2014
2014: The Year in Space
On This Episode
Chief Scientist / LightSail Program Manager for The Planetary Society
Senior Editor for The Planetary Society
Chief of Space Policy for The Planetary Society
Chief Executive Officer for The Planetary Society
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysicist and Director, Hayden Planetarium
Our annual review of the greatest events and accomplishments over the last year features analysis and commentary by Bill Nye the Science Guy, Emily Lakdawalla, Jason Davis, Casey Dreier and Bruce Betts, along with a special new year’s gift of Neil deGrasse Tyson.
- Video: Ride along with Orion as It Plummets Back to Earth
- Here's How Planetary Science Will Spend Its $1.44 Billion in 2015
- Random Space Fact Videos
- Neil deGrasse Tyson on Planetary Radio
This week's prizes are the beautiful and informative Year in Space Desk and Wall Calendars.
This week's question:
How many rockets carried humans into orbit in 2014?
To submit your answer:
Complete the contest entry form at http://planetary.org/radiocontest or write to us at [email protected] no later than Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 8am Pacific Time. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.
Last week's question:
Of spacecraft that have visited at least one giant planet (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) which spacecraft had the greatest dry mass?
The answer will be revealed next week.
Question from the week before:
There is a US penny on the Curiosity rover. What year was that penny minted?
The coin on Curiosity is a 1909 Lincoln penny.