The Space Age
Valerie Neal tours the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., where she visits the the Space Shuttle Discovery and looks at some of the earliest capsules from the beginning of the Space Age.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Valerie Neal Curator Smithsonian Institution->National Air and Space Museum
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Apollo 8 Mission
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