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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 2,200 PRX free purchases as well as 177,500 downloads, 117,500 plays, and 16,900 followers 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.


402 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The CubeSat industry is making relatively low cost exploration of space possible and is creating heretofore undreamed of opportunities for the hum...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Experience the wonders of the Universe first hand using your night vision.

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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To survive on Venus where the temperature is 864F and the surface air pressure is 90 times that of Earth, NASA and JPL engineers are exploring the ...

Bought by KKRN and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The largest asteroid to come near the Earth in 100 years has two moons.

Bought by KKRN and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A visitor from Mars lands near Tata, Morocco on July 11, 2011. Pieces of it are worth 10 times their weight in Gold.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Meteors, shooting stars, or falling stars are different names for the streaks of light in the night sky which are in reality the dying embers of t...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jupiter has been observed by humans through out history, shaped our solar system, and made it possible for Earth to form.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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There are approximately 3.2 million Earth approaching asteroids similar in size to the Chelyabinsk impactor which injured nearly 1,500 people and d...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KSFR, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A partnership with yeast and algae will enable spacefaring humans to use their waste products to produce food and plastics during long duration spa...

Bought by KSFR, KKRN, KRWG, KPIP-LP, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The moon cycle from new moon through full moon and back to new moon again was used by many nations to regulate their activities and forms the basis...

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, KRWG, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The SpaceX 11 Dragon mission is the first time an American spacecraft has visited the space station since the NASA Space Shuttle Program ended in A...

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


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Finding a meteorite that has traveled billions of miles through space to reach it's present location is exciting. It might even be worth real money.

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


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Additional observations over the years have eliminated the possibility that Apophis will strike the Earth as it streaks by closer than the communic...

Bought by KSFR, KRWG, WLPR, KPIP-LP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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About the size of a saltine cracker and having a mass of less than 2 dimes, the single-board Sprite spacecraft has all the essentials; solar panels...

Bought by WLPR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KPIP-LP, KKRN, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Your representatives, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are heading into deep interstellar space.

Bought by WOUB, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KKRN and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Florence is the largest asteroid in more than 100 years to approach the Earth.

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


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Topographic features on rubble pile asteroids are produced in a novel way.

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, KRWG, WTIP, WYAP and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Cell phone technology will be used to explore our Moon. Lunar tourists will be able to use their smart phones after 2018.

Bought by WLPR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KKRN, WVTF, KRWG and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A small asteroid tests planetary defenses.

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The Moon is water rich and can supply lunar colonists with many of their needs.

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4