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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 182,800 plays, 10,800 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.

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.


282 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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NASA's Space Launch System Core Stage will start a new age of space exploration,

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Experience the age old sense of wonder which happens when a human looks into deep space and thinks about what might be out there.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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On a dwarf planet, ice volcanos appear to have shaped the surface of Ceres.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our world is undergoing an alarming warming.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is the story of the big one that got away.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Imagine a telescope old enough for Senior Citizen discounts, which has traveled between mountains, and started life with a metal mirror measuring o...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Large potentially dangerous asteroids are still out there.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Astronomers are finding thousands of planets orbiting distant stars. Your home the Earth is still the only one where you could live without a space...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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After a successful trip through the Pluto system, the New Horizons Spacecraft is heading towards an even more distant object.

Bought by WTIP and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Evidence is mounting that a Planet 9 exists in the outer region of our solar system.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A giant telescope, under construction, will give us a picture of how objects in the Universe change with time.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The red planet is teaming with human activity.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Opals from space are likely to have brought some of the water we drink to planet Earth.

Bought by KENW, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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With gamma ray eyes one half of your sky would be dominated by two huge bubbles coming from the center of the Milky Way.

Bought by KENW, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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You will need long woolies and a spacesuit to survive on Mars.

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Should humans hide from ET or should ET hide from us?

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Collisions between planets, planetesimals, asteroids, and comets have produced the place where we live and breathe.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and KGUA


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A small asteroid has become a third partner in the Earth-Moon dance.

Bought by KENW and KKRN


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

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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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 KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2