Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

The Planetary Society

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 for the space trivia contest, an episode guide, and much more.

Categories: Science & Medicine

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Lindy Elkins-Tanton, the principal investigator for NASA’s Psyche mission to explore a metallic asteroid, joins Planetary Radio to share the mission’s status and look forward to the wonders that await when the spacecraft reaches its target.

Previous episodes

  • 1124 - Getting psyched for Psyche 
    Wed, 22 Mar 2023
  • 1123 - Universal Harmonies: Sonifying images for science and accessibility 
    Wed, 15 Mar 2023
  • 1122 - Looking back on Voyager’s 45th Anniversary 
    Wed, 08 Mar 2023
  • 1121 - Space Policy Edition: The Tricky Ethics of Space Settlement 
    Fri, 03 Mar 2023
  • 1120 - The Canadian Lunar Rover with Peter Visscher 
    Wed, 01 Mar 2023
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