Planetary Radio • Aug 20, 2013

NASA's Charlie Bolden Visits Earth Missions at JPL

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Charles Bolden

Former Astronaut and Administrator for NASA

Charles Elachi

Director for Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Two missions are coming together in a high bay clean room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SMAP and ISS RapidScat went on display for a visit by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. Mat Kaplan and Emily Lakdawalla provide special coverage.  Bill Nye says goodbye to Kepler’s exoplanet discoveries.  Bruce Betts reveals the first human-created object to be successfully recovered from space during What’s Up.

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