Planetary Radio, Podcasts, and Video
by Mat Kaplan
The voice of Planetary Radio and our man about town, Mat Kaplan visits with scientists, engineers, project managers, advocates, writers, and all sorts of cool space people who provide a unique perspective on the quest for knowledge about our solar system and beyond and brings them all to you weekly via radio, podcast, and video.
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Mat Kaplan reviews a comprehensive new collection of historic and modern space art from author and superb space artist Ron Miller.
Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2014/12/01 02:14 CST
Mat Kaplan gives his take on the stunningly beautiful short film that's been making the rounds on the internet, "Wanderers," by Erik Wernquist.
Mat Kaplan gives his thoughts on the newest space film to hit theatres, "Interstellar."
Mat Kaplan checks an item off his bucket list: Seeing the aurora in Alaska.
Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2013/12/24 09:18 CST
This week's show looks back over ten years of exploration by Spirit and Opportunity. Writer A.J.S. Rayl recounts the challenges encountered early in the mission, and how an outstanding team triumphed.
Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2013/12/18 11:43 CST
Major revelations about our solar system at last week's AGU conference came from near and far. Emily Lakdawalla and Casey Dreier share a few, while Bill Nye salutes China's Chang'e 3 lunar lander and rover.