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By Ken Brandt on January 24, 2017 in
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Lets celebrates the 13th year anniversary of the landing of Opportunity on Mars.

By Ken Brandt on January 29, 2015 in
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By Ken Brandt on June 7, 2012 in
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Date: June 7th, 2012 Title: Galileo Was Right! Podcaster: Ken Brandt Organization: Robeson Planetarium and Science Center Description: Now that the transit of Venus has occurred, let’s take one more look at Venus and its orbit. 400 years ago, Galileo was looking for a way to prove the Copernican heliocentric system. One of Galileo’s students […]

By Ken Brandt on January 26, 2011 in
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Date: January 26, 2011 Title: 7th Anniversary of Opportunity’s Arrival on Mars Podcaster: Ken Brandt Links: Mars Rover website: marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov Planetary Society Website: www.planetarysociety.org Description: Riddle me this: What has lasted 28 times longer than its warranty, driven over 15 miles, and recorded over 147,000 images of the plains of Mars? Of Course, Opportunity has. […]

By Ken Brandt on January 25, 2010 in
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Date: January 25, 2010 Title: 6th Anniversary of Opportunity’s Arrival on Mars Podcaster: Ken Brandt Links: Mars Rover website: marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov Description: Do you remember where you were 6 years ago-January 25th, 2004? On that evening, the second of two Mars rovers was making its descent into the cold, thin Martian air. Bio: Ken is an […]

By Ken Brandt on March 16, 2009 in

Date: March 16, 2009 Title: Using the Sun to Find the North Star Podcaster: Ken Brandt Organization: The JPL/NASA Solar System Ambassadors and Solar System Educators, and the Robeson Planetarium and Science Center  www.robeson.k12.nc.us/domain/47/