Planetary Radio • Aug 04, 2008

Phoenix Mars Lander Update: Taste the Water!

On This Episode

Michael Meyer

Astronomer for University of Arizona

Victoria Hipkin

Lead Scientist for Phoenix MET

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Peter Smith

Principal Investigator for Phoenix for University of Arizona

Bill Boynton

Lead Scientist, Phoenix TEGA

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Mark Lemmon

Associate Professor for Texas A&M University

Big announcements at a July 31st press conference, with still more to come from the Phoenix mission team. We'll hear excerpts of the briefing, and get insights from Emily Lakdawalla. Bill Nye celebrates Phoenix, and contrasts robotic and human exploration. Bruce Betts has his eye on the sky in this week's What's Up segment, featuring a new space trivia contest.