30 minutes | Jan 19, 2021

Telescopes in Space! with Dr. Eric Smith and Jack McBrayer

What makes a space telescope different from a telescope here on Earth? If you could take a picture of anything in space, what would you photograph?  We discuss all of this and more and have a visit with our favorite former planet on this episode of REACH.  Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edited by: Nate DuFortMusic composed by: Jesse CaseCasting Consultant: Beth Kligerman Logo by: Steven Lyons Thank you to Dr. Eric Smith, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Program Scientist, and Astrophysics Division Chief Scientist. To learn more about space telescopes check out the links below.  Pluto was voiced by the incredible Jack McBrayer who you may know from his amazing work inWreck-It Ralph, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Disney’s Wander Over Yonder, NBC’s 30 Rock and so much more.  Special thanks to: Natasha Pinol, Communications Chief for the James Webb Space Telescope ProgramKay Ferrari at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory To learn more about the NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, visit https://www.jwst.nasa.gov  Key Facts translated in 40 different languages: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/features/keyFactsInternational/All about Pluto: https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/dwarf-planets/pluto/overview/Hubble Inspires: https://www.nasa.gov/content/hubble-inspires-online-activitiesHow Telescopes Work: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/telescopes/en/James Webb Space Telescope juried art: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/features/jwstArt/ And as always, a big hooray to our REACH learning community. Thank you to Rosie, Orin, Ocie, and Blythe.  Do you have a space related question that we didn’t get to? Well, you can submit that question for our bi-weekly “Reaching Out” episodes. Just get your parents permission and give us a call at 312-248-3402 (or an email at ReachthePodast@gmail.com) and leave us a message with your first name, where you're from and your question for a chance to be featured in an upcoming episode. You can find REACH on Twitter and Instagram or at http://www.ReachThePodcast.com REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com
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