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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.

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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.

    Sail on! Bill Nye and others celebrate LightSail 2’s three years in space

    Sail on! Bill Nye and others celebrate LightSail 2’s three years in space

    Celebrate the third anniversary of LightSail 2’s launch with Bill Nye and other leaders of The Planetary Society.

    • 57 min
    Portrait of a Scientist: A Conversation with Psyche mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton

    Portrait of a Scientist: A Conversation with Psyche mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton

    Psyche asteroid mission principal investigator Lindy Elkins-Tanton returns with her excellent new memoir, “A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman.”

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Planetary Radio at the Humans to Mars Summit

    Planetary Radio at the Humans to Mars Summit

    Mat Kaplan helped host the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington D.C., where much of the community that is working to get us to Mars gathered.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Space Policy Edition: Inside the Planetary Science Decadal Survey Process with Bethany Ehlmann

    Space Policy Edition: Inside the Planetary Science Decadal Survey Process with Bethany Ehlmann

    Professor Bethany Ehlmann served on the steering committee for the new planetary science and astrobiology decadal survey that will steer future exploration of the solar system.

    • 54 min
    Planetary Radio Live in London: The Moons Symphony

    Planetary Radio Live in London: The Moons Symphony

    Join us for Planetary Radio Live at Imperial College London!

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Cassini’s Dramatic End: A Planetary Radio Reprise

    Cassini’s Dramatic End: A Planetary Radio Reprise

    We were there when the spacecraft ended 13 years of exploration and revelation at Saturn.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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