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Caption: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Credit: NASA
The former Oklahoma congressman and Navy aviator stepped into the leadership role barely a year ago. Now he wants to see humans back on the Moon by...

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  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: LightSail 2 in the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo clean room, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Mat Kaplan visits Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for a last, clean room visit with LightSail 2, the Planetary Society’s solar sailing cubesat. While the...

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  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mat Kaplan and his Planetary Radio Live panel at the Planetary Defense Conference public event.  From left to right:  Mat, Nancy Chabot, Gerhard Drolshagen, Kelly Fast, Rüdiger Jehn, and Carrie Nugent, Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
Leaders of the global effort to avoid a catastrophic Near Earth Object impact gathered at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference. On the evening of ...

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  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Artist’s impression of a recently discovered super-Earth that orbits the nearby star GJ 1214. Discovered with the European Southern Observatory’s 3.6-meter telescope at La Silla, GJ 1214b is the second super- Earth exoplanet for which astronomers have det, Credit: ESO / L. Calcada
There appear to be more mini-Neptunes (also known as Super Earths) across our galaxy than any other type of planet. Hannah Wakeford wants to learn...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Artist concept of the Lucy spacecraft during one of its Trojan asteroid flybys., Credit: NASA
A rare alignment of planets and other objects will enable the solar-powered Lucy spacecraft to examine seven asteroids, six of which are among the ...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: SpaceIL's Beresheet takes a selfie as it passes over the far side of the Moon., Credit: SpaceIL
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again. D...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Neptune, as seen during the brief Voyager 2 flyby in 1989, Credit: NASA/JPL
When will we return to Uranus and Neptune? Planetary scientist Amy Simon explains why a mission to the so-called ice giants is a high priority as s...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sarah Hörst demonstrates the glove box in her Johns Hopkins University planetary science lab., Credit: Mat Kaplan
A conversation with Johns Hopkins University planetary scientist Sarah Hörst is capped by a tour of her fascinating lab. That’s where Sarah and her...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: •	The Amoeba People on the Planetary Society stage at the March 16, 2019 Fairplex Extreme STEA2M Festival, at the start of Planetary Radio Live., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Planetary Radio Live goes on stage at the first ever Fairplex Extreme STEAM Festival in Pomona, California. Host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society C...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol Building as Planetary Society members wrap up their work advocating for space. The 2019 Day of Action saw 100 members from 25 states visit offices throughout Congress in support of space science and exploration., Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
The last few days have seen developments that will shape the space exploration plans of Canada and the USA. The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: An image of the Chang'e-4 lander from the Yutu-2 rover, during the mission's first lunar day., Credit: CLEP/CNSA
With missions like Chang’e 4 on the far side of the Moon, China has firmly established itself as a leader in space exploration. Space journalist An...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: SpaceIL’s Beresheet lunar lander, Credit: SpaceIL
Non-profit SpaceIL’s Beresheet is on its way to the Moon. Only China, the Soviet Union and the United States have safely landed there before. Host...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: One of the twenty disks that comprise ALMA's highest resolution survey of nearby protoplanetary disks. This image shows the millimeter-wavelength light emitted by the dust in the disk, giving astronomers a clearer understanding of the similarities and di, Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), S. Andrews et al.; NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello
Radio telescopes are delivering stunning images that, in some cases, current optical telescopes can’t equal. Witness the 20 beautiful protoplanetar...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The DART spacecraft approaches Didymos A and B., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL
Why did the dinosaurs die? Because they didn’t have a space program! The upcoming DART mission will test our best thinking about how we may someday...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: This mosaic image of asteroid Bennu is composed of 12 PolyCam images collected on Dec. 2 by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a range of 15 miles (24 km). The image was obtained at a 50° phase angle between the spacecraft, asteroid and the Sun, and in it, Be, Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
Spacecraft OSIRIS REx is now orbiting a 260-meter asteroid named Bennu. Principal investigator Dante Lauretta returns to tell us what has already ...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dragonfly soars above Saturn's moon Titan on its way to a new science site in this artist's impression., Credit: JHUAPL
Imagine soaring over what may be the solar system’s most Earth-like world, if you ignore the chill. If funded, the nuclear electric-powered Dragonf...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Millions around the world watched as the New Horizons spacecraft encounters the most distant object ever visited., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Join us at the Applied Physics Lab in Maryland for the New Horizons encounter with the most distant object ever visited. You’ll meet mission leader...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist concept of the OSIRIS REx spacecraft passing Earth on its way to asteroid Bennu., Credit: NASA/GSFC/UA
Why do so many spacecraft that are headed across our solar system turn their instruments back to Earth during flybys? OSIRIS-REx was no exception....

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  • Added: Jan 01, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, target for the New Horizons flyby, is seen here in an artist's concept., Credit: NASA/SwRI
The New Horizons spacecraft will reach faraway Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 in the first minutes of 2019. Will the body informally known as Ultima...

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The timeless "Earthrise" image captured by the Apollo 8 astronauts as they circled the Moon., Credit: NASA/Sean Doran
This is the 50th anniversary of the most audacious space mission in history. Apollo 8 blazed a path for the first moon landing seven months later, ...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: •	Former NASA Administrator Charles “Charlie” Bolden asks a question at the NSS Space Settlement Summit., Credit: Mat Kaplan
He led NASA for eight years, but not till he had flown on four Space Shuttle missions and enjoyed a long military career. Charlie Bolden talks with...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Asteroid Bennu in an image captured by OSIRIS REx at its arrival., Credit: NASA/University of Arizona
The InSight lander has only just arrived on Mars. Now, OSIRIS REx has reached asteroid Bennu after traveling through deep space for a year and a ha...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: InSight Launch Party at Caltech's Beckman Auditorium.  L to R: Bruce Betts, Troy Hudson, Mat Kaplan and Jennifer Jackson, Credit: Andrew Pauly, The Planetary Society
Join 1,000 anxious yet thrilled space fans at Caltech for our live InSight landing party. You’ll meet Mat Kaplan’s onstage experts and check in wi...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The landing site of Mars 2020 will be in Jezero crater, on the northwest edge of the basin. , Credit: NASA / MIT / Goudge et al 2017
NASA announced on November 19th that the multi-billion dollar 2020 Mars rover will land in Jezero crater, where it will begin the search for the si...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Moon Mission 3D: A New Perspective on the Space Race, Credit: MIT Press
You haven’t seen the best pictures from the Apollo era and other great space achievements till you’ve seen them in 3D. Queen guitarist and astroph...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 11