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Space Boffins episode

Wed, 9th Sep 2015

Done and Dusted: What's Next for Rosetta?

NASA's Cady Coleman playing the flute in space (c) NASA

Space Boffins Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson are joined by the Rosetta’s project scientist, Dr Matt Taylor, to hear the latest on ESA’s comet chasing mission now that perihelion is done and dusted. There’s also NASA astronaut Cady Coleman on the importance of playing the flute on the space station and how being in space affected her life. Former astronaut Thomas Reiter – now ESA’s Head of Human Spaceflight and Operations – discusses the future for Europe’s astronaut corps plus Sue and Richard are joined in the studio for expert conversation by astronomer Dr Robert Massey from the Royal Astronomical Society.

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