Sun, 24 January 2016
Feature Guest: Les Johnson
Current in Space
Death from above. If an object from outer space is going to kill you, Tony tells you which one it's likely to be. And did you know some stars are in a big hurry? Anuj explains the newly discovered phenomenon of runaway stars.
Les Johnson is Deputy Manager for NASA’s Advanced Concepts Office at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He is co-investigator of NASA’s Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transit System (HERTS), an electric-solar-sail study and development project. Johnson is also a science fiction author whose latest novel, Rescue Mode, describes the first human mission to Mars.
Direct download: The_Star_Spot_Episode_93_Will_the_Electric_Sail_Get_Us_to_Deep_Space_with_Les_Johnson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT