Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Albert 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 6,000 PRX free purchases as well as more than 807,000 downloads on the internet. It has been aired on 59 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.


793 Pieces

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The NASA Juno Spacecraft is on its way to Jupiter. It will provide clues to the nature of the largest planet in our solar system.

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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For the second time in a month, a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid literally comes out of nowhere as it brightens and approaches the Earth's orbit.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Recent observations indicate, that an asteroid which appeared to be the most serious risk of Earth impact, will safely miss the Earth for many years.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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A remarkable Potentially Hazardous Asteroid orbits the Sun on a roller coaster type ride.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Asteroids with orbits which are in orbits very different from main belt asteroids may be interesting even if they do not make close approaches to E...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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A very large Potentially Hazardous Asteroid suddenly appeared by brighting 250 times as it rounded the Sun and crossed the Earth's orbit. It is an ...

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  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The NASA funded Catalina Sky Survey 60 inch telescope was used to discover 29 potentially Earth Approaching objects.

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  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The NASA Hubble Space Telescope was used to take images of the most distant galaxies ever observed. This view takes us back in time to shortly aft...

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  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The Earth has been struck by objects from space many times in the past. Could asteroid impact craters be the place to search for evidence of life o...

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  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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A visit to the asteroid Psyche will provide clues as to the nature of the Earth's core.

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  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The Kepler Space Craft has discovered an Earth like planet which may have conditions which may allow life as we know it to exist. Can we imagine w...

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  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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On Earth Day, Astronauts revealed that the Earth is struck by small asteroids more often than previously thought. They propose to build and launch...

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  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Learn to navigate the night sky with your naked eye and find the place where the NASA Kepler Space Craft has found an Earth like planet at the righ...

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  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Measurements of its rate of spin and shape reveal that the asteroid Itokawa has a very odd structure.

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  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Data obtained from automobile dash cams has enabled scientists to understand the airburst which occurred when a small asteroid entered the Earth's ...

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  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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One million human lifetimes ago an asteroid impact was at least partially responsible for eliminating the dinosaurs. The asteroid hunting community...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Two new objects have been discovered in what was once thought to be an empty region of our Solar System. They are so far from our Sun that they are...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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A human standing on Mars would see the Earth and Moon as either a double morning or evening star. Recently the NASA Curiosity Rover took an image ...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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For hundreds of years the Saturn was the only planet known to have rings. Now we know that Uranus, Jupiter, and Neptune also have rings. Recently ...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The 5000th near Earth Asteroid found by the NASA funded Catalina Sky Survey was published early in 2014. This group has discovered 47% of the Eart...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7