All Pieces for Mat Kaplan

 
Caption: The Lucy spacecraft observes one of the Trojan asteroids in Jupiter's orbit in this artist concept., Credit: Southwest Research Institute
Principal investigator Hal Levison and colleagues prepare us for the launch of NASA’s Lucy spacecraft in an exclusive interview.

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Dwarf planet Ceres is shown in these false-color renderings, which highlight differences in surface materials., Credit: NASA/JPL-CalTech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
The ion engine-powered Dawn spacecraft will orbit Ceres for many years. Could it have touched down on the surface of the dwarf planet?

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: This artist's concept depicts astronauts and human habitats on Mars., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Highlights of the annual gathering of leaders and experts who are building toward humans walking on the Red Planet.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Astronaut Cady Coleman, ISS-27 flight engineer, looks over two of four flutes brought with her to the International Space Station in her small allotment of personal items. She is in the Cupola., Credit: NASA
Director Clare Lewins and NASA astronaut Cady Coleman discuss the new documentary “The Wonderful: Stories from the Space Station.”

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: An artist's impression of the late Cassini spacecraft approaching the giant water plumes emanating from the icy surface of Enceladus., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Flying a spacecraft through geysers spewing from Saturn’s moon Enceladus might reveal the building blocks of life or even life itself.

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: The ESCAPADE Mars mission will consist of two identical satellites — “Blue” and “Gold” — that will study how the planet’s ionosphere and magnetic field interact., Credit: Rocket Lab
Can NASA send robotic explorers to Mars for a tiny fraction of what most missions cost?

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft captured the infrared, green, and blue-light images used to make pictures of the Martian south pole., Credit: ESA / G. Neukum (Freie Universitaet, Berlin) / Bill Dunford / Edited by The Planetary Society
New research indicates that what appeared to be liquid water hiding under Mars’ polar ice may actually be a form of clay.

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: We are on the cusp of exploring what may be the best place in our solar system to look for life beyond Earth. That place is Jupiter’s moon Europa., Credit: NASA/ Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech
Mission system manager Al Cangahuala says the robotic explorer of Jupiter’s ocean moon is making steady progress toward a 2024 launch.

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: The Cassini spacecraft flies through the plumes emanating from Saturn's moon Enceladus. This still image is from a computer-animated film that highligts the Cassini-Huygens mission accomplishments., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Cassini mission project scientist returns with new science from ocean moon Enceladus and anniversaries to celebrate with the Voyager mission.

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: The Perseverance rover looks back over the tracks is has laid across Jezero Crater on Mars., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The Perseverance rover’s chief robotics engineer takes us for a spin across Mars.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in its payload configuration, carrying science experiments into a microgravity environment., Credit: Virgin Galactic
Planetary scientist and New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern says great science will ride on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo and Blue Orig...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Jim Irwin with Apollo 15's Lunar Roving Vehicle. Developed in a breakneck 17 months, the LRV greatly extended the exploration range of final three Apollo missions., Credit: NASA/The Planetary Society
Space historian and author of A Man on the Moon Andy Chaikin returns as we celebrate Apollo 15’s 50th anniversary.

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: This artist's concept of NASA's Near-Earth Object Surveyor Mission shows the space telescope in front of a star field captured by the WISE telescope., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/The Planetary Society
NASA has approved development of the NEO Surveyor space telescope. Project lead Amy Mainzer will share her hopes for this vital planetary defense t...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Artist's concept of active volcanos on Venus, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Peter Rubin
Leaders of the DAVINCI and VERITAS missions tell us what their spacecraft will reveal about the planet that is so much like Earth and yet so terrib...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope sits with its five-layer sunshield fully deployed during testing at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, California., Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn
Host Mat Kaplan visits the James Webb Space Telescope in California to see the observatory before it launches and speak with project leaders.

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Chemical Space, Credit: Naomi Johnson and Lee Cronin
University of Glasgow chemist Lee Cronin believes he and his collaborators have found a way to recognize life as we know it and as we don’t know it.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: NASA's Curiosity Mars rover spotted these iridescent, or "mother of pearl," clouds on March 5, 2021, the 3,048th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. , Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Atmospheric scientist Mark Lemmon discusses the beautiful clouds on Mars imaged by NASA's Curiosity rover.

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Artist concept of a large asteroid crashing toward Earth., Credit: Getty Images
Planetary Society grants have enabled amateur astronomers to discover and track asteroids that cross Earth’s path. We’ll meet two of them.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: The Simons Array will be located in Chile’s High Atacama Desert, at an elevation of about 17,000 feet. The site currently hosts the Atacama Cosmology Telescope (bowl-shaped structure at upper right) and the Simons Array (the three telescopes at bottom lef, Credit: University of Pennsylvania
A fascinating, wide-ranging conversation with Brian Keating, director of the Simons Observatory that will search for our cosmic origins from a moun...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this stunning compilation image of Jupiter’s stormy northern hemisphere as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet. Some bright-white clouds can be seen at high altitudes on the right side of Jupiter’s disk. Image, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS
The Juno mission will continue its exploration of Jupiter till 2025, thanks to a four-year extension granted by NASA. Principal investigator Scott ...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2021
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 11