Planetary Radio • Mar 28, 2011

PI Sean Solomon's MESSENGER is Orbiting Mercury!

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Sean Solomon

Principal Investigator for MESSENGER for Columbia University

With its nail-biting orbital insertion a success, MESSENGER has renewed its exploration of our solar system's innermost planet. Principal Investigator Sean Solomon tells us what's in store. Emily Lakdawalla says goodbye to Stardust. Bill Nye points at the international eyes in the sky that are helping Japan. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan salute the flag of Mars and then give it away on What's Up. Also, a new space trivia contest.

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