Planetary Radio • Aug 13, 2012
Planetary Radio Live at Planetfest 2012!
On This Episode
G. Scott Hubbard
Advisory Council for The Planetary Society
Author, Speaker, Space Historian
Chief Executive Officer for The Planetary Society
PlanRad Live welcomes former NASA Mars Czar Scott Hubbard, space historian and writer Andrew Chaikin and Bill Nye the Science Guy to a live conversation at Planetfest 2012, just a few hours before the triumphant landing of Curiosity on Mars. Host Mat Kaplan is also joined by Emily Lakdawalla, Bruce Betts and award-winning barbershop quartet Hi-Fidelity. We thank all the generous sponsors who helped make Planetfest 2012 such a terrific success!
- Space Historian Andrew Chaikin
- Former NASA Mars Czar Scott Hubbard
- Hi-Fidelity Quartet
- The Three Ages of Mars
This week's prize is an engraved Fisher Space Pen.
This week's question:
How many kilograms of plutonium dioxide are carried by the Curiosity rover?
To submit your answer:
Send an email no later than Monday, August 20, at 2 pm Pacific time to [email protected] containing:
Last week's question:
What was the unofficial NASA name for the mountain in the middle of Gale crater? (Bruce Betts had him as a professor.)
The answer will be revealed next week.
Question from the week before:
Was there a contest two weeks ago?
No, there was no contest two weeks ago.