OSIRIS REx: The Voyage to Bennu Begins, With Dante Lauretta _on Planetary Radio
OSIRIS REx: The Voyage to Bennu Begins, With Dante Lauretta
In two years a Near Earth Asteroid now known as Bennu will have a visitor from Earth. OSIRIS REx Principal Investigator Dante Lauretta reports on his mission s successful launch. Bill Nye was in Florida for last week s liftoff. Emily Lakdawalla shares the details of Rosetta s last days, ending with a gentle impact on comet 67/P. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan reveal the amazing story behind a Soviet space shuttle that has traveled extensively, but not into space.
Featured Speakers: Dante Lauretta, Bill Nye, Emily Lakdawalla, Bruce Betts, Mat Kaplan.
This show was broadcast on October 18, 2016.