Planetary Radio • Nov 28, 2011

New Mexico Space Adventure: Back to the First International Planetary Caves Workshop

On This Episode

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Roger Wiens

SuperCam Prinicpal Investigator for Los Alamos National Laboratory

Diana Northup

Geomicrobiologist

Tim Titus

planetary scientist for United States Geological Survey

Our New Mexico space adventure ends with more from the First International Planetary Caves Workshop in Carlsbad, including a conversation with geomicrobiologist Diana Northup. Bill Nye reports from Florida on the launch of Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover. Emily Lakdawalla adds her thoughts about this ambitious new mission. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan look to the night sky for a celebration of past Mars visits, and for the new space trivia contest.

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