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Jane Platt is News Chief of the Media Relations Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. During her prior career in broadcast journalism, she was the West Coast correspondent for ABC Radio Network, and a reporter for other networks and radio stations. She covered such varied stories as earthquakes, fires, high-profile trials, riots, Academy Awards, Space Shuttle landings, the Voyager Neptune flyby, and a total solar eclipse. Jane draws on this broadcast news background in her current job, providing information for journalists covering JPL missions and science discoveries, and creating and producing podcasts for JPL.

By Jane Platt on March 9, 2009 in

Date: March 9, 2009 Title: Voyager: Sailing to the Edge of Our Solar System Podcaster: Jane Platt, with Dr. Ed Ston Organization: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Description: NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, launched in 1977, are headed toward our solar system’s “exit sign” en route to becoming the first human-made objects to enter interstellar space. […]