Planetary Radio • Feb 28, 2011

Stardust-NExT Encounters Comet Tempel 1

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Jessica Sunshine

spectroscopist and Deep Impact co-investigator for University of Maryland

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Emily Lakdawalla

Solar System Specialist and Science Communicator

Stardust-NExT co-investigator Jessica Sunshine returns to talk about the February 14 flyby of the same comet hit by Deep Impact in 2005. She is joined by the Planetary Society's Emily Lakdawalla. Bill Nye reports on the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery and looks forward to a little LIFE on Atlantis in April. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan practice hijinks on high in What's Up, and feature a cool new prize for the space trivia contest.

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