Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson & Lisa McGill
Title: LADEE Launch Preview
Music: “Amelia” by Ben Bedford from his “Land of the Shadows” CD. http://benbedford.com/
Video about the new lunar hydrogen maps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qYW4rTrAA5I
Description: NASA’s newest upcoming mission to the Moon, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer or (LADEE) is scheduled for launch in September of 2013, and it has now begun its final processing to prepare for its liftoff, flight and mission. The spacecraft has arrived at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virgina, which is where the launch will take place.
Lisa McGill, a Systems Engineer at NASA Ames Research Center, who works with the LADEE mission joins host Nancy Atkinson to provide an update on the spacecraft.
Bios: NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.
Lisa McGill, a Systems Engineer at NASA Ames Research Center
Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and is the Senior Editor for Universe Today.
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