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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 2,050 PRX free purchases as well as 165,000 downloads, 114,000 plays, and 15,700 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.


376 Pieces

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Some asteroids become comets giving rise to beautiful meteor showers.

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Small Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Large potentially dangerous asteroids are still being discovered.

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Kepler Space Telescope has discovered more than 50 habitable Earth sized planets orbiting distant stars.

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The Trappist-1 solar system consists of a dim red star and 7 Earth sized planets. Humans are beginning to explore this fascinating new potentially ...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Will Earth evolved Biology allow humans to create sustainable colonies in space, on the Moon, or on Mars?

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Astronomers have found the basic ingredients of life in an infant solar system.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Space miners can up their odds by prospecting with ground based telescopes.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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NASA's Scout and Sentry software systems allow asteroid hunters to study and keep track of potentially dangerous asteroids.

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A 33 foot diameter asteroid has about a 1% chance of impacting the Earth in the distant future.

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A tiny space rock which can pass closer to us than the communications satellites may have been ejected from our Moon.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Tabby's star varies in brightness suggesting that it swallowed one or more of it's planets in the very recent past.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Laser propelled ultra light space probes could be sent to explore nearby worlds.

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Humans can measure signs of life in nearby worlds.

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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2017 Asteroid day events are being held at more than 500 hundred locations in 72 countries world wide. Participants at Asteroid Day events are enco...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Discovering and researching conditions on relatively nearby planets is within our reach.

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A small space rock streaks past our home planet.

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  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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An Earth sized icy world has been discovered orbiting a small dim star.

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


  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Large potentially dangerous asteroids are still out there.

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


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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About 16% of the Earth approaching asteroids larger than 600 feet in diameter have orbiting companions. How do we defend against such a complex obj...

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


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5