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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.

Travelers In The Night has 162,000 plays, 9,600 followers, and is growing in popularity 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 music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

Teachers, Students, and Kids of all ages:
The script for each program piece can be found on travelersinthenight.org. At the end of of each piece you can click for further information.

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.


266 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Collisions between planets, planetesimals, asteroids, and comets have produced the place where we live and breathe.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid has become a third partner in the Earth-Moon dance.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A tough rocky asteroid makes close approaches to the Sun.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Students and teachers are doing real science by measuring the shadows cast by distant objects in our solar system.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The source of the Geminid Meteor shower each December is a strange little asteroid.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Nearby Earth like planets may orbit cool red stars.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An engineless glider will take two humans and scientific gear to the edge of space.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The discovery of an object which travels out to well beyond Pluto.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Chances are that we are not alone in the Universe.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A rare nearly tailless comet has been discovered. It could be made of the primitive materials which came together to form our Earth.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The light reflected by a distant planet can tell us if we could live there.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A small asteroid makes frequent visits to near Earth and Venus.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Viewing the wonders of the night sky is bound to be good for your soul.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The world's spacefaring community is preparing to build a village on our moon.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jupiter, the king of our solar system, has provided us with a place to stand and air to breathe.

Bought by WVBI-LP and KKRN


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Fresh lunar craters tell us about objects which enter the Earth-Moon system.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our home planet was formed after a period of chaos in the solar system.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A block and a half sized asteroid makes visits to Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Jupiter.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A close approaching asteroid was observed as it passed between the Earth and our Moon.

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammates have discovered an asteroid which could be a potential mining target.

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3