Principal Investigator, Allen and Griffith Observatory discussed on Planetary Radio


Before new horizons could leave on its nearly ten year journey to pluto before it could reveal that world and its companions in all their stunning glory the mission had to find support and funding and the spacecraft had to be built and tested on one of the tightest schedules in the history of space exploration and then after traveling across the solar system a catastrophe was narrowly averted those portions of the new horizon story and much more are in the new book by the mission's principal investigator allan stern and astra biologist author and award winning science communicator david grint spoon the book is chasing new horizons inside the epic first mission to pluto allen and david recently stopped by the griffith observatory in the.

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