Q&A with Charles Bolden

Charles Bolden talked about his experiences as an astronaut and his current duties as NASA administrator. He discussed some of the… read more

Charles Bolden talked about his experiences as an astronaut and his current duties as NASA administrator. He discussed some of the more than 100 missions he flew over North Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia during his career as a Marine pilot flying the A-6 Intruder. He recounted the improbability of an African American being accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy in a time of racial segregation in his home state of South Carolina. He spoke about his final mission into space and the unlikely friendships that he developed with the two Russian astronauts who flew with him. Other topics included the NASA budget, the space shuttle program, and the international space station. close

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

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Q&A with Charles Bolden

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 2013
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2013

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  • Jun 30, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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