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Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes you inside the DC beltway where the future of the US space program hangs in the balance. Visit planetary.org/radio for the space trivia contest, an episode guide, and much more.

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science The Planetary Society

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    • 4.6 • 80 Ratings

Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes you inside the DC beltway where the future of the US space program hangs in the balance. Visit planetary.org/radio for the space trivia contest, an episode guide, and much more.

    Curiosity rolls on: Mars Science Laboratory project scientist Ashwin Vasavada

    Curiosity rolls on: Mars Science Laboratory project scientist Ashwin Vasavada

    The Curiosity rover’s lead researcher reviews the latest findings and images from Mars’ Gale Crater.

    • 51 min
    We have touched the Sun: The Parker Solar Probe’s triumph

    We have touched the Sun: The Parker Solar Probe’s triumph

    A spacecraft has penetrated the Sun’s corona for the first time, revealing unprecedented data and capturing a mind-blowing video.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Space Policy Edition: What We're Watching in 2022

    Space Policy Edition: What We're Watching in 2022

    Planetary Society chief of D.C. operations Brendan Curry returns for a look ahead at what to expect in 2022.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Return to the Moon: Spacesuits and preparing for splashdown in the Pacific

    Return to the Moon: Spacesuits and preparing for splashdown in the Pacific

    Building the next spacesuit for Moon walkers, and a shipboard update on how the Artemis 1 Orion capsule will be recovered from the Pacific Ocean.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    A good year for space: Planetary Society all-stars review 2021

    A good year for space: Planetary Society all-stars review 2021

    Seven Planetary Society experts and enthusiasts celebrate 2021’s many space science and exploration milestones.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Discovering Mars with Jim Bell and William Sheehan

    Discovering Mars with Jim Bell and William Sheehan

    “Discovering Mars” is the new chronicle of humanity’s long relationship with the Red Planet, assembled by space historian William Sheehan and Mars explorer Jim Bell.

    • 55 min

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