Planetary Radio • Jun 02, 2008

Phoenix on Ice: One Week in the Martian Arctic Circle

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Peter Smith

Principal Investigator for Phoenix for University of Arizona

Michael Griffin

Administrator for NASA

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Emily Lakdawalla

Solar System Specialist for The Planetary Society

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Bill Nye

Chief Executive Officer for The Planetary Society

We continue special coverage of the Phoenix mission with an update from Emily Lakdawalla, and excerpts from the Planetary Society's Planetfest celebration during the May 25 landing, featuring Bill Nye, NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, Phoenix Principal Investigator Peter Smith, and more. Also, excerpts of the first NASA press conference following the landing and transmission of images. The Phoenix theme continues in this week's What's Up segment, with Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan ready for a new space trivia contest as they explore the night sky.