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.
The Case for a Return to Enceladus
Flying a spacecraft through geysers spewing from Saturn’s moon Enceladus might reveal the building blocks of life or even life itself.
An ESCAPADE to Mars, on the cheap
Can NASA send robotic explorers to Mars for a tiny fraction of what most missions cost?
Space Policy Edition: The cultural rituals of space advocacy, with Linda Billings
Space outreach expert and social scientist Linda Billings talks with host Casey Dreier about the language space advocates use to share their message.
Liquid Water Under the Martian Polar Ice? Maybe Not
New research indicates that what appeared to be liquid water hiding under Mars’ polar ice may actually be a form of clay.
Europa Clipper Sails Toward Launch
Mission system manager Al Cangahuala says the robotic explorer of Jupiter’s ocean moon is making steady progress toward a 2024 launch.
Cassini, Voyager and beyond with Linda Spilker
Cassini mission project scientist returns with new science from ocean moon Enceladus and anniversaries to celebrate with the Voyager mission.
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Long time favorite
Always an excellent podcast for space nerds. I really love the space policy edition.