EPISODE 3 – Dr. Brian May is a founding member of Queen, a world-renowned guitarist, songwriter, producer and performer, also a Doctor of Astrophysics, 3-D stereoscopic photographic authority and a passionate advocate and campaigner for animal rights. In our latest episode Brian discusses his passions in music, space & photography, including his song New Horizons (created for the spacecraft which flew by Pluto, Arrokoth, and now deep into the Kuiper belt) and his book Mission Moon 3D.
This interview was conducted via phone with Brian in the United Kingdom on December 20, 2018 and in-person during Brian’s visit to APL in Maryland, U.S. for the Arrokoth flyby on New Year’s Day 2019.
For more info, visit BrianMay.com
Special thanks to Molly Kearns of NASA Glenn Research Center for sharing her space journey.
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Music: Cylinder Eight (http://chriszabriskie.com/cylinders/) by Chris Zabriskie (http://chriszabriskie.com/); licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)