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Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Al Grauer

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Image by: NASA 

Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.
The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

“Travelers in the Night” has more than 1,850 PRX free purchases as well as 152,500 downloads, 100,000 plays, and 14,300 on the internet.

It features an engaging and informative series of two minute, factual episodes about asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other objects in space.

The script and a list of references for each program piece can be found on travelersinthenight.org.

The pieces are "evergreen" in that they are current but not dated.

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by an observing member of the Catalina Sky Survey Team at the University of Arizona.

The Catalina Sky Survey has discovered nearly half of the Earth approaching objects known to exist.


350 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

Bought by KKRN, WVBI-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Large dangerous asteroids can still appear out of nowhere.

Bought by KKRN and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A snap shot of the kinds of objects which constantly streak past our Earth.

Bought by KKRN and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Holding an object older than any other rock on the ground which is billions of years old and has traveled an unimaginable distance to be with you w...

Bought by KKRN and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The polar ice caps are the smallest in recorded history.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A small asteroid orbits the Sun in less than a year.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Small asteroids swarm about the Earth in its orbit around the Sun like gnats around an outdoor light in the summer time.

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The path to Mars will be very busy in 2020.

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A small asteroid, which could pass under a basketball hoop, missed the Earth by about 9,000 miles.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A ride under a balloon can give you several hours to enjoy the wonders of the Earth and its curvature against the back drop of space.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the distant future, Carson's first comet discovery is likely to impact a planet or be ejected from the solar system.

Bought by WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The company called Planet has 149 satellites orbiting the Earth which are imaging the Earth's entire land area every day.

Bought by WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A spacecraft will be launched to visit a small metal world whose composition is likely to be worth 10,000 quadrillion dollars on today's market.

Bought by KRWG, KUPR low power FM, KREV-LP, KKRN, KENW and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Lucy Spacecraft, named after the human fossil Lucy, will revolutionize our knowledge of the origins of our solar system.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KENW, Radio Newark, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The mystery of the missing Antarctic meteorites.

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Testing a way to deflecting an incoming asteroid on a collision course with planet Earth.

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Asteroid hunters have the ability to find small space rocks before they explode in our atmosphere and maybe even to tell you where to find pieces o...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, KUPR low power FM, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Large dangerous asteroids are out there for asteroid hunters to find.

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KRWG and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Asteroid hunters are discovering asteroids which can be visited by human astronauts.

Bought by Radio Newark, KRWG, KMXT, KENW, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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If Lunar and Martian Colonists are to have chips and salsa they will need grow their own tomatoes.

Bought by Radio Newark, KRWG, KMXT, KENW, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7