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    Book Discussion on Preparing for Contact

    Professor George Michael talked about his book Preparing for Contact, in which he investigates the possibility of extraterrestrial life existing in the universe, the additional possibility…

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    Q&A with Astronaut Chris Hadfield

    Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield, veteran of three missions on the International Space Station and author several books on the experience including You Are Here: Around the World in 92…

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    Book Discussion on The Orbital Perspective

    Ron Garan talked about his book, The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles, about what he learned about international cooperation and…

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    Open Phones with Alan Lightman

    Alan Lightman, author of The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew, spoke about his book and responded to viewer questions and comments. He was interviewed at the 2015 Tucson…

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    Book Discussion on The Accidental Universe

    Alan Lightman talked about his book, The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew, in which he argues that our view of the universe owes as much to human imagination as it does…

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    Space Exploration

    Former NASA astronauts, including Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, were among panels of witnesses testifying before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation…

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    Astronaut Fred Haise and Apollo 13

    Former NASA astronaut Fred Haise recounted his experiences as the Lunar Module Pilot on what was intended to be the third moon landing. An oxygen tank explosion two days into the…

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space. She spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book…

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    Book Discussion on Mars Up Close

    Marc Kaufman talked about what he learned in two years at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory getting an in-depth look at the challenges and triumphs of the Curiosity mission to…

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    NASA Photography

    NASA photographer Bill Ingalls presented a slide show of his career from Apollo through the last space shuttle mission. Events included rocket launches in Russia and Japan, as well as…

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    Apollo Lunar Missions

    Charlie Duke talked about space travel. He was the voice at NASA’s mission control that guided Apollo 11 to its 1979 moon landing. He talked about later walking on the moon…

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    Exploring Space and Earth

    NASA astronaut Cady Coleman talked about her career, including being a woman on the International Space Station (ISS) and medical issues for astronauts. She showed photographs and…

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    Tourist Travel to the International Space Station

    Greg Olsen, the third private citizen to orbit Earth on the International Space Station, talked about his 2005 trip and the training he did in Russia. He used photographs and videos to…

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    Private Space Travel

    Richard Garriott used slides as he talked about his 12-day trip into space. When the Russian Soyuz TMA-13 launched October 12, 2008, he became the sixth private citizen to fly into…

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    Apollo Space Missions

    Astronaut Walter Cunningham was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 7 in 1968. NASA’s third civilian astronaut, he talked about the early Apollo missions, the space race with the…

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    Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan Exhibit

    Tracy Grimm gave a tour of the Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan exhibit, “Steps to the Moon,” on display in the Stewart Center at Purdue University. She talked about the…

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    Book Discussion on Spacewalker

    John Norberg talked about the book he co-authored, Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer, and about the role Purdue University has played…

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    Aviation and Space Exploration

    John Norberg talked about the role Purdue University has played in the history of flight and aeronautical engineering in the United States. Mr. Norberg spoke about major aviation…

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    Deep Space Exploration

    Witnesses testified on the nation’s deep space exploration programs and capabilities. William Gerstenmaier provided an update on the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion…

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    Book Discussion on We Could Not Fail

    Steven Moss, co-author of We Could Not Fail: The first African Americans in the Space Program, talked about the story of the 10 African-American space workers and their role in the fight…

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