Smart Whales! with Steve Iris, Alex Goldman, and Tawny Newsome
What can satellites teach us about preserving life on Earth? What can whales teach us about climate change? On this episode of REACH we talk to Steve Iris at the Canadian Space Agency to find out more. Then we get some special visits from a black hole (Reply All's Alex Goldman) and Saturn's largest moon Titan (Star Trek: Lower Decks and Space Force's Tawny Newsome) - all 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 DuFort
Music composed by: Jesse Case
Casting Consultant: Beth Kligerman
Logo by: Steven Lyons
Special thanks to Steve Iris, Manager of Applications and Utilization at the Canadian Space Agency. To learn more about the CSA’s smartWhales initiative, visit https://www.canada.ca/en/space-agency/news/2021/01/data-from-space-could-help-protect-the-endangered-north-atlantic-right-whale.html.
The Black Hole was voiced by the incredible Alex Goldman, co-host of the Reply All podcast from Spotify and Gimlet Media. Subscribe to Reply All wherever you find your podcasts, and follow the show on Twitter at @ReplyAll.
Titan was voiced by the incomparable Tawny Newsome, who you know from the hit shows Space Force on Netflix and Star Trek: Lower Decks. Follow Tawny on Twitter at @TrondyNewman.
Special thanks to Marie-Eve Roy at the Canadian Space Agency. Follow the CSA on Twitter at @csa_asc, and visit https://www.asc-csa.gc.ca to learn about the CSA’s exciting initiatives and programs.
And special thanks to Nicky Middleton at Brainspace, the interactive magazine for kids ages 8-14 designed to launch young minds into big thinking. Learn more at https://brainspacemagazine.com.
Thanks as always to NASA Space Place and Kay Ferrari at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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