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AirSpace Season 4, Ep. 5: Say My Name
Apr 08, 2021
Have you ever wondered how the stuff in space gets named? Sure, names like Earth, Venus, and Mars have been canon for forever. But lest you think naming is all about Greek and Roman mythology, think again. Six of Titan’s hills are named after Lord of the Rings characters. Seriously. These days, there’s one organization that approves and keeps track of ALL of the official names from stars and asteroids to mountains on Mars and geysers on Enceladus. We break down the naming process and some of our favorites on today’s episode!
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