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BBC Radio on MERs
ngunn
post Nov 22 2006, 07:45 PM
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Short notice I know but BBC Radio 4's 'Frontiers' programme at 9 p.m. tonight (in about an hour's time) is on the rovers, and the future of robotic exploration. Not expecting revelations but sometimes they have an interesting slant on things.
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paxdan
post Nov 22 2006, 08:15 PM
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BBC Radio 4 link to audio
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post Nov 22 2006, 09:45 PM
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Many thanks, brothers, for the timely tip off! I clicked on the link, and the program started about 40 seconds later. smile.gif
A polished, broad appreciation of the MERs in particular, and NASAs exploration programs in general.
Of course the medium of radio has its limitations - I would have liked to see a video version - but anything that gets the message out to the masses (or sections thereof) is a step forward. The current public image of NASA gear as the "Energizer Bunnies" of space has come a long way from past views of exploding rockets and crashing probes. Lets hope the positive image is the dominant one from now on!


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post Nov 28 2006, 09:29 PM
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For those who missed the first broadcast, it is available for a week
from the BBC's 'Listen Again' feature.

BBC Radio science shows

Click on 'Frontiers'.

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