Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Al Grauer

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Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.
The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

The PRX Series “Travelers In The Night” has more than 4,500 PRX free purchases as well as more than 650,000 downloads and 33,000 followers on the internet. It has been aired on 54 radio stations.


It features an engaging and informative series of two minute, factual episodes about asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other objects in space.

The pieces are "evergreen" in that they are current but not dated.

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by a member of the Catalina Sky Survey Team at the University of Arizona.

The Catalina Sky Survey has discovered nearly half of the Earth approaching objects known to exist.


669 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The first Earth approaching asteroid discovered in 2014 hit our planet 20 hours after its discovery.

Bought by KGLP, KRSC, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WKCC, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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An asteroid impact changed life on Earth 66 million years ago.

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A large asteroid with a long orbital period comes near the Earth.

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A small asteroid is discovered and tracked as it passes close to the Earth.

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 7
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A Potentially Hazardous Asteroid and a small asteroid which passed very near the Earth were discovered the same day by the telescopes of the Catali...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This piece introduces the listener to potentially hazardous asteroids.

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This piece presents the process of discovering Earth approaching objects.

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 11
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In 2013 the Voyager I spacecraft became the most distant human made Traveler in the Night as it continues its journey into space.

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A description of what happened when a large rock in space entered the Earth's atmosphere over Russia on February 15, 2013

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8