Podcaster:  Host : Dr. Pamela Gay and Dr. Nicole Gugliucci ; Guest : Chris Lewicki & Caitlin O’Keefe 

Hangoutathon_2014Title: Hangoutathon: Taking on Asteroids with Planetary Resources

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Description: Our guests for this portion of the Hangout-a-Thon are President & CEO Chris Lewicki and Marketing Director Caitlin O’Keefe of Planetary Resources, a company that plans to mine asteroids. They describe in detail their Arkyd spacecraft and the mission they plan to launch to the challenging environment of deep space.

Bio: Pamela Gay is a Project Director of Cosmoquest.

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