Planetary Radio • Jan 23, 2006

A Great Week for Space Exploration

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John Spencer

President and Founder for Space Tourism Society

Andrew Westphal

Stardust science team member and [email protected] project director for University of California, Berkeley

New Horizons departed for Jupiter, Pluto and beyond just as scientists got their first exciting look inside the Stardust sample return capsule. Scientist John Spencer of the New Horizons team talks about the launch and the upcoming Jupiter flyby. Andrew Westphal is on the team that is opening up the treasures inside Stardust. Emily Lakdawalla's Q&A on navigating the moons and rings of Saturn. Bruce Betts on What's Up in the night sky, and a new space trivia contest.