Planetary Radio • Feb 20, 2012

Alan Stern Puts His Stamp On Pluto

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Alan Stern

New Horizons Principal Investigator for Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The former Associate Administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate returns with an update on the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the postage stamp he hopes will celebrate it. Alan also invite us to his conference on sub-orbital science. Emily Lakdawalla has a new video feature to go with her blog. Bill Nye wants NASA to restore funds for planetary science. Bruce Betts tells us the night sky is full of bright planets right now. He also talks about rovers with Mat Kaplan, and announces a new space trivia contest.

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