Planetary Radio

Let The Planetary Society’s weekly podcast take you to the outer reaches of the solar system and beyond. Host Mat Kaplan visits with scientists, engineers, mission leaders, astronauts, advocates, and writers who provide their unique and exciting perspectives on the exploration of our universe. New episodes are published every Wednesday.

We are proud to feature Planetary Radio: Space Policy Edition on the first Friday of every month. Mat and The Planetary Society's Chief Advocate, Casey Dreier, dive deep into the policy and politics behind what we do and where we go in space.

Online & On the Air

You can subscribe to Planetary Radio via any major podcast network.

Not on these services? Use this direct RSS feed. Shows can also be downloaded directly on each episode page.

Want to hear Planetary Radio across the airwaves? Tune in to one of these radio stations. To find a station in your area, use the map below. Click and drag the map so your area is centered, then zoom in. You can then click on individual pins to see the station information and time at which the show airs.

Who's Who

Host Mat Kaplan is joined by Planetary Society colleagues Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, Emily Lakdawalla, and Jason Davis. Planetary Radio: Space Policy Edition finds Mat discussing the latest happenings with Planetary Society colleague Casey Dreier.

Mat Kaplan

Mat Kaplan
Host, Planetary Radio

Bill Nye

Bill Nye
CEO, Planetary Society

Emily Lakdawalla

Emily Lakdawalla
Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist

Bruce Betts

Bruce Betts
Chief Scientist

Jason Davis

Jason Davis
Digital Editor

Casey Dreier

Casey Dreier
Chief Advocate

Latest Episodes

Hope Leads the Way to Mars

Our special guests are the leaders of the Emirates Mars Mission whose Hope spacecraft is now headed for the Red Planet.

A Mars Mission Begins, a Comet Exits, and the Future of Planetary Science

The United Arab Emirates is headed for Mars as comet NEOWISE speeds back to the outer reaches of the solar system, and three white papers address the future of planetary science and defense.

How Perseverance will Search for Life on Mars

Join the mission’s deputy project scientist as the Perseverance rover prepares to search for life on the Red Planet.

< 1 23 ... 319 >

Search Planetary Radio