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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Principal investigator Hal Levison and colleagues prepare us for the launch of NASA’s Lucy spacecraft in an exclusive interview.

Previous episodes

  • 1030 - Leaders of the Lucy asteroid mission 
    Wed, 13 Oct 2021
  • 1029 - Why didn’t Dawn land on dwarf planet Ceres? 
    Wed, 06 Oct 2021
  • 1028 - Space Policy Edition: NASA's Congressional Logjam 
    Fri, 01 Oct 2021
  • 1027 - Mars Beckons: The 2021 Humans to Mars Summit 
    Wed, 29 Sep 2021
  • 1026 - The Wonderful: a new documentary about the International Space Station 
    Wed, 22 Sep 2021
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