Planetary Radio • Jul 23, 2007

Honoring Ray Bradbury, Mars Photographer

On This Episode

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Louis D. Friedman

Co-Founder and Executive Director Emeritus for The Planetary Society

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Ray Bradbury

Author, poet, and visionary

Phil Christensen

TES and THEMIS Principal Investigator for Arizona State University

The Planetary Society recently sponsored a special benefit performance of Ray Bradbury's hit play, Green Town. Ray was presented with a beautiful image of a spot on Mars he had selected for imaging. You'll also hear planetary scientist Phil Christensen and Planetary Society Executive Director Lou Friedman. Emily Lakdawalla delivers an update on the giant Martian dust storm that threatens the Mars rovers, and Bruce Betts joins Mat Kaplan for another What's Up review of the night sky, along with yet another space trivia contest.