Planetary Radio • Oct 20, 2008

MESSENGER Sails by Mercury for a Second Flyby

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Sean Solomon

Principal Investigator for MESSENGER for Columbia University

MESSENGER Principal Investigator Sean Solomon returns with an exclusive report on the spacecraft's very successful second flyby of Mercury. Bill Nye has news about a distinguished new President for the Planetary Society. Emily Lakdawallla explains the differences between the orbiters circling Mars. Bruce Betts tells us about the night sky as he gets a preview of our great sixth anniversary contest prizes in What's Up! And we're now giving away a one-year membership in the Planetary Society along with the Planetary Radio t-shirt in the weekly space trivia contest!