Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Al Grauer

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Image by: NASA 

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.

“Travelers in the Night” has more than 3,200 PRX free purchases as well as 383,000 downloads and plays with 22,000 followers on the internet.

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

The script and a list of references for each program piece can be found on travelersinthenight.org.

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.


531 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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My team the Catalina Sky Survey set a new single month record by discovering 211 Earth approaching objects in October of 2017. Fortunately none of...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Perhaps the reason that we have not detected alien civilizations on distant worlds is because they exist in oceans covered by miles of radiation ab...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A rock from another solar system is likely to have streaked by Earth before heading back into interstellar space.

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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On it's gravitational leash, Earth's pet space rock, 2016 HO3, accompanies us at a distance of between 38 and 100 times the Moon's distance from Ea...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The plants that Mars explorers take with them will provide a source of fresh fruits and vegetables , fresh air to breathe, and perhaps a psychologi...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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In less than 24 hours, while observing with the Catalina Sky Survey's 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona , I discovered two 25 foot diameter ...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Most of New Zealand's large rural areas and land reserves, covering an area as large as the UK, have unpolluted natural night skies offering specta...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Large undiscovered Earth approaching asteroids are still out there.

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A strange object consisting of two mile diameter asteroids surrounded by a gas cloud is orbiting our Sun.

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The CubeSat industry is making relatively low cost exploration of space possible and is creating heretofore undreamed of opportunities for the hum...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Experience the wonders of the Universe first hand using your night vision.

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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To survive on Venus where the temperature is 864F and the surface air pressure is 90 times that of Earth, NASA and JPL engineers are exploring the ...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The largest asteroid to come near the Earth in 100 years has two moons.

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A visitor from Mars lands near Tata, Morocco on July 11, 2011. Pieces of it are worth 10 times their weight in Gold.

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Meteors, shooting stars, or falling stars are different names for the streaks of light in the night sky which are in reality the dying embers of t...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Jupiter has been observed by humans through out history, shaped our solar system, and made it possible for Earth to form.

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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There are approximately 3.2 million Earth approaching asteroids similar in size to the Chelyabinsk impactor which injured nearly 1,500 people and d...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A partnership with yeast and algae will enable spacefaring humans to use their waste products to produce food and plastics during long duration spa...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The moon cycle from new moon through full moon and back to new moon again was used by many nations to regulate their activities and forms the basis...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The SpaceX 11 Dragon mission is the first time an American spacecraft has visited the space station since the NASA Space Shuttle Program ended in A...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8