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    1962 Telstar Newsreel

    A Day in History. Telstar Brings World Closer was a 1962 Universal newsreel about the development and launch of the Telstar communications satellite.

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    History and Future of NASA

    Robert Cabana talked about the history and future of NASA. He focused on NASA’s space exploration projects, its effort to put a man on Mars, and the commercialization of space…

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    International Space Station

    Commander Steven Swanson and flight engineer Reid Wiseman appeared live via satellite from the Destiny Lab in the International Space Station (ISS) to testify at a House Science, Space, and…

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    The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle Has Landed

    This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon.

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    Moon Landing Montage

    A NASA video of the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing was shown.

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    Moon Landing 45th Anniversary

    On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin talked about his experience and the state of U.S. space exploration. Topics included the goal of…

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    After Words with Jay Barbree

    Jay Barbree talked about his book, Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight, in which he looks at the life of the first man to walk on the moon. He spoke with Michael Neufeld, senior curator…

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    Future of Manned Spaceflight

    Miles O’Brien talked about the historic impact of the Apollo 11 moon landing on NASA’s broader space exploration efforts and the future of manned space flight. He also…

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    45th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

    Charles Bolden talked about the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon and the future of American space exploration, including the potential for a manned mission to…

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    NASA Engineer on Mars Exploration

    NASA Engineer Adam Steltzner, the lead engineer of the Curiosity rover landing on Mars, talked about space exploration.  “And You Think Parallel Parking is Hard?” was a…

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    Mars Science Discoveries

    James Garvin talked about Mars science discoveries and the future of robotic space programs. He said that research of rock sediment on Mars had proven that the planet was, at one time,…

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    Astrobiology and Extraterrestrial Life

    Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Research Center (SETI) specialists testified on the scientific methods used to look for extraterrestrial life, including radio and optical astronomy…

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    Brian Greene on the Origins of the Universe

    Brian Greene was interviewed by Walter Isaacson about the origins of the universe. Topics included the origin of the term “Big Bang Theory.” Professor Greene is the author…

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, in which she recalls the life of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Ms. Sherr spoke…

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    NASA Funding

    Dan Leone talked about the status of House and Senate bills that would fund NASA for fiscal year 2015. The bills allocated $18 billion toward science research and space…

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    Mission of the International Space Station

    Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics included the mission of the station, the type of research being conducted and how it can be used…

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    Book Discussion on Mankind Beyond Earth

    Dr. Claude Piantadosi talked about his book, Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Space Exploration, in which he discusses the importance of the U.S. space program…

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    Future of Mars Exploration

    Panelists talked about sending the first humans to Mars by 2030, and the challenges presented not only by the science involved, but also a changing NASA budget. The panelists said that…

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    Sending Humans to Mars

    Charles Bolden talked about sending the first humans to Mars and the difficulties NASA would face. NASA Administrator Bolden said humans would have to become a multi-planet species in…

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    Space Traffic Safety

    Witnesses testified on the roles of U.S. federal agencies in orbital debris mitigation and space traffic management, the authorities granted to those agencies, and the coordination of their…

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