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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 168,000 plays, 10,090 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.


272 Pieces

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A giant telescope, under construction, will give us a picture of how objects in the Universe change with time.

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

  • 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 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.

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You will need long woolies and a spacesuit to survive on Mars.

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

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  • 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.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A small asteroid has become a third partner in the Earth-Moon dance.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A tough rocky asteroid makes close approaches to the Sun.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1