Planetary Radio • Dec 17, 2007

Observing Earth: Annmarie Eldering's Eye On Our Atmosphere

On This Episode

Annmarie Eldering

Deputy Manager for JPL's Earth Atmospheric Science Section

JPL atmospheric scientist Annmarie Eldering is Deputy Principal Investigator for the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) on the Earth observing satellite called Aura. She'll tell us how it is helping us understand our planet's thin, life-preserving layer of air. Emily Lakdawalla's Q&A updates the Genesis solar wind mission. Mat Kaplan gets the night sky lowdown from Bruce Betts in a rather frigid edition of What's Up! All that and a new space trivia contest.