1,200 episodes

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 Sarah Al-Ahmed and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy and Bruce Betts as they dive deep into space science and exploration. 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 an episode guide and much more.

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

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    • 4.8 • 1.2K 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 Sarah Al-Ahmed and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy and Bruce Betts as they dive deep into space science and exploration. 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 an episode guide and much more.

    The nova and the naming contest

    The nova and the naming contest

    RadioLab's Latif Nasser returns to Planetary Radio with a new public naming contest for a quasi-moon of Earth.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Space Policy Edition: Is Human Spaceflight a Religion?

    Space Policy Edition: Is Human Spaceflight a Religion?

    Holy texts and salvation ideology. Saints and martyrs. True believers and apostates. This isn’t a religion — this is human spaceflight, argues Roger Launius, the former Chief Historian of NASA.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Accidental astronomy

    Accidental astronomy

    We discuss the delightfully unpredictable nature of space discoveries with Chris Lintott, author of the upcoming book Accidental Astronomy.

    • 56 min
    International integration: The path from the Moon to Mars

    International integration: The path from the Moon to Mars

    We share a conversation from the Humans to Mars Summit about integrating NASA and its partners as humanity looks to build a permanent and sustainable human presence on Mars.

    • 56 min
    Bot battles and space dreams

    Bot battles and space dreams

    Kelly Biderman, the CEO of Havoc Robotics, joins Planetary Radio to share how the National Havoc Robot League helps to prepare the next generation of space engineers. Then we hear from Florence Pouya, the former captain of the Afghan Girls Robotics Team.

    • 57 min
    Day of Action 2024: The Planetary Society goes to Washington

    Day of Action 2024: The Planetary Society goes to Washington

    This week on Planetary Radio, we'll share what happened during this year's Day of Action and why it matters.

    • 54 min

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Perfect for space nuts

Every episode gives such a great informative look at the current state of space exploration. Everyone on this show is passionate about space and it gives you such a sense of hope while maneuvering through challenges. Love to listen!!!

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Table Top Gaming?

What a silly segment. That’s not what people come here for.

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