Briefing on Space Travel

On American History TV -a look at the history of space exploration. Panelists include representatives from NASA and the National Air… read more

On American History TV -a look at the history of space exploration. Panelists include representatives from NASA and the National Air and Space Museum. They discuss competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union after the launch of Sputnik; the Apollo program; and the role of private funding in developing space programs. 

This briefing was hosted by the National History Center on Capitol Hill for congressional members and staff and is about an hour long. close

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

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  • Hersch, Matthew H. Lecturer University of Pennsylvania->Department of History and Sociology of Science
  • Launius, Roger D. Senior Curator National Air and Space Museum->Space History Division
  • MacDonald, Alexander C. Program Executive NASA Ames Research Center->Emerging Commercial Space Office
  • Tatarewicz, Joseph N. Associate Professor University of Maryland, Baltimore County->History Department
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Briefing on Space Travel

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Program ID:
306613-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 28, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jul 28, 2012 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2012 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2012 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2012 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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