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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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    Amelia Earhart Collection at Purdue University

    Sammie Morris speaks about the George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers at Purdue University, the world’s largest collection of papers related to the American aviation…

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    Drone Regulation and Safety

    Michael Toscano talked about a House hearing on drone safety and possible legislation aimed at regulating drone use. Other topics included new drone technology and applications, and…

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    Drone Technology and Safety

    Witnesses testified at ahearing on the state of the unmanned aircraft system industry and efforts to integrate drones into existing U.S. airspace. They answered questions on safety and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Do you support or oppose commercial and recreational drone use?” br/ Elizabeth Crisp also spoke by phone about…

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    Airline Safety and Security

    Michael Huerta talked about airline safety and security. Among his remarks he detailed new protocols in response to a fire at the Chicago’s air traffic control center. He…

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    Ebola Screening Procedures at U.S. Airports

    Theresa Cardinal Brown talked about travel screening procedures put in place at five U.S. airports in response to the Western African Ebola outbreak. She compared these new measures to…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open on viewer calls on the question: “Would you support a U.S. travel ban to contain Ebola?” Keith Laing spoke by phone about the possibility of Ebola-related…

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    Book Discussion on Birdmen

    Lawrence Goldstone talked about his book, Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies, in which he recounts the competition between the Wright brothers…

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    Wireless Technology and Public Safety

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on the rules governing the construction, marking, and lighting of antenna towers. They approved changes meant to help…

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Closing Keynote

    Garrett Reisman delivered the closing keynote address at the 2014 Air Safety Forum. He spoke about the future of human space flight and technology

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Panel on Modernizing Airspace System

    Experts from two think tanks and the union representing air traffic controllers talked about modernizing and funding of the National Airspace System and the FAA’s Next Generation Air…

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Panel on Pilot Health

    Aeromedical experts talked about occupational safety and pilot health issues Topics included obstructive sleep apnea, psychological disorders, and alcohol and substance abuse.  br/…

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Panel on Regulation

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration, International Civil Aviation, Organization and Transit Canada talked about air transportation regulatory issues. The discussed…

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    Anti-Missile Defense Systems on Commercial Flights

    Tim Starks talked about the debate over requiring anti-missile defense systems on the belly of U.S. commercial airplanes in light of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and the…

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    Consumer Drones

    Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the future of rapidly developing consumer drone technology. Uses such as taking picture, mapping…

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    Search for Amelia Earhart

    Andrew Jampoler talked about the mystery of Amelia Earhart. The aviatrix and her navigator disappeared in the South Pacific in 1937. Mr. Jampoler summarized her story, detailed…

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    LAX Shooting and Airport Emergency Response

    Officials from Los Angeles World Airports (LAX), the Transportation Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees testified at a field hearing at LAX on…

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    Keith Laing on Airport Security

    Keith Laing was interviewed by phone about airport security. Among the issues he talked about a Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Jose to Hawaii in which a 16-year old stowed away in…

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