Future of Space Travel

Stephen Hawking and others spoke about the future of space exploration as part of a lecture series to mark the 50th anniversary of… read more

Stephen Hawking and others spoke about the future of space exploration as part of a lecture series to mark the 50th anniversary of NASA. In his remarks titled “Why we should go into space,” he addressed the scientific and social benefits of manned space programs, the educational benefits of the space program, and knowledge gained from past endeavors in space. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Steven Knapp President George Washington University
  • John Logsdon Director George Washington University->Space Policy Institute
  • Richard Russell Deputy Director White House Office of Science and Technology Policy->Technology Division
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Future of Space Travel

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Program ID:
204797-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 27, 2008

Airing Details

  • Apr 21, 2008 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 12:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2008 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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