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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 (15 days ago)
July Naked Astronomy podcast released
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How do you orbit a comet? Set up a government in space or rescue a space shuttle crew? These questions and more in the latest edition of Space Boffins. Sue and Richard are at University College London where they're joined by Rosetta project scientist Mat...

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Sun, 08 Jun 2014 (45 days ago)
June Naked Astronomy podcast released
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How do you design the inside of a starship? Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham talk to space architect Rachel Armstrong about journeys to the stars. They also meet Luca Parmitano, the astronaut who almost drowned in space, and take a look at...


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Thu, 08 May 2014 (76 days ago)
May Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Aaron Knoll and Chris Bridges join Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham at the Surrey Space Centre for a virtual ride into space. Plus science minister David Willetts argues for a spaceport in Scotland, and shuttle astronaut and B612 Foundatio...


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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 (106 days ago)
April Naked Astronomy podcast released
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The Space Boffins are in America to hear about Neil Armstrong and the hypersonic X-15 at the Edwards Air Force base, and they're also reporting from the surface of Mars. More precisely, from the UK's new Mars Yard, in Stevenage. But the head of the UK Sp...


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Sun, 09 Mar 2014 (136 days ago)
March Naked Astronomy podcast released
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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the challenge of looking for space aliens and why they never attack Belgium is under scrutiny this month. Plus, Richard Hollingham also reports from the Mojave desert on the progress being made by Virgin G...


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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 (164 days ago)
February Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham dodge a prototype Mars rover on location at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage - where the future Exo Mars mission rover is going to be built. They're joined by space engineer Abbie Hutty and the Mr Futu...


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Thu, 09 Jan 2014 (195 days ago)
January Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham meet astronaut Chris


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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 (211 days ago)
December Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Meera Senthilingam takes a tour of the South African Large Telescope (SALT) and neighbouring facilities.


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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 (226 days ago)
December Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 (241 days ago)
November Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are joined by new Mars Society president Jerry Stone and aspiring astronaut Kate Arkless-Gray. Sue reports from the UK control room of the Mars SAFER field trial as scientists operate an ExoMars rover proto...


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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 (272 days ago)
October Naked Astronomy podcast released
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As Comet ISON draws near to its close approach with the Sun in November, much uncertainty remains over how brilliant it will be. Dominic Ford speaks to Matthew Bishop at the Lowell Observatory to find out more. He also talks to Apostolos Christou from th...