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 3,000 PRX free purchases as well as 361,000 downloads and plays with 21,900 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 an observing 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.


517 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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About 16% of the Earth approaching asteroids larger than 600 feet in diameter have orbiting companions. How do we defend against such a complex obj...

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  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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What plant seeds will be left for interstellar travelers to take with them.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It is possible for a habitable planet to exist in a solar system with two suns.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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What had appeared as a solitary point of light returns to near Earth to reveal that it is two asteroids in a tight dance.

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A 2 mile diameter object bucks the solar system traffic by traveling in a direction backwards to all of the planets.

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A 400 foot diameter space rock's path could bring it to within an Earth diameter of the surface of our planet.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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In the span of 32 days asteroid hunters discovered two small space rocks which passed between the Earth's surface and the communications satellities.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Large dangerous asteroids can still appear out of nowhere.

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A snap shot of the kinds of objects which constantly streak past our Earth.

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Holding an object older than any other rock on the ground which is billions of years old and has traveled an unimaginable distance to be with you w...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The polar ice caps are the smallest in recorded history.

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid orbits the Sun in less than a year.

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Small asteroids swarm about the Earth in its orbit around the Sun like gnats around an outdoor light in the summer time.

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The path to Mars will be very busy in 2020.

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid, which could pass under a basketball hoop, missed the Earth by about 9,000 miles.

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A ride under a balloon can give you several hours to enjoy the wonders of the Earth and its curvature against the back drop of space.

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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In the distant future, Carson's first comet discovery is likely to impact a planet or be ejected from the solar system.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The company called Planet has 149 satellites orbiting the Earth which are imaging the Earth's entire land area every day.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A spacecraft will be launched to visit a small metal world whose composition is likely to be worth 10,000 quadrillion dollars on today's market.

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8