Videos: ‘The Planetary Post’ with Robert Picardo for Aug.2016 + Planetary TV

Here is the latest episode of The Planetary Post with host Robert Picardo:

This month, we’re celebrating the U.S. National Park Service centennial by exploring the Parks After Dark.

This is the 7th installment of The Planetary Post, our monthly newsletter from Robert Picardo featuring the most notable space happenings. To sign up go to

Starring Robert Picardo • Music by Jim McKeever • Featuring Dr. Bruce Betts and CaLisa Lee • Additional video and images courtesy of NASA • Night Sky Footage by Josh Spradling

See also the Planetary  Society‘s Planetary TV video for August:

CaLisa Lee takes us to the North rim of the Grand Canyon for their annual Star Party event. Hear from rangers and astronomers about how the night sky can connect us to other people and the past.

Find more about sky-watching in national parks: Half the Park is After Dark: Stargazers Celebrate U.S. National Parks Centennial – The Planetary Society.