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  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary
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    Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

    American History TV and Washington Journal marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with three hours of LIVE interviews and viewer calls from the Smithsonian National Air & Space…

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  • Apollos Political and Foreign Policy Impact
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    Apollo's Political and Foreign Policy Impact

    Fifty years after the moon landing, Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan, and former NASA administrator Charles Bolden reflected on the Apollo…

    427 views
  • Stephen Hawking Discusses Future of Space Travel
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    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 NASA. In his remarks titled “Why we should go into space,”…

    1,419 views
  • Washington Journal John Logsdon on Water on Mars
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    Discovery of Water on Mars

    John Logsdon talked about NASA’s announcement that liquid water has been discovered on Mars and how that breakthrough could assist in further exploration of the planet and overall space…

    501 views
  • Columbia Accident Investigation Board
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    Columbia Accident Investigation Board

    NASA officials who investigated the Space Shuttle Columbia accident talked about the process of investigating the accident and the discoveries made during the investigation. They also talked…

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  • John F Kennedy and the Race to the Moon
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    John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

    Participants talked about President John F. Kennedy’s decision to send a manned mission to the moon and the eventual moon landing in 1969. They also talked about the political, scientific…

    509 views
  • Shuttle Columbia Accident Final Report
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    Shuttle Columbia Accident Final Report

    Chairman Gehman and the commission members each talked about the findings of their final report on the Space Shuttle Columbia accident. They showed lists of “Return to Flight” items including increased safety…

    307 views
  • US Chinese and Russian Space Programs
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    U.S., Chinese, and Russian Space Programs

    On the occasion of China’s first manned space launch, Professor Logsdon discussed the space programs of the U.S., China, and Russia, including the budget of each, the impact of space…

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  • Columbia Accident Investigation Report
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    Columbia Accident Investigation Report

    Mr. Logsdon talked about the findings of the investigation into the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the future of space programs. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

    124 views
  • Shuttle Columbia Accident Hearing
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    Shuttle Columbia Accident Hearing

    Witnesses testified about investigations into the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia. Among the topics they addressed were the management of space programs at NASA, private contracts for…

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  • Shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation
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    Shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation

    Officials spoke to reporters about the status of the investigation into the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia saying they were in the process of finalizing their report. Following their…

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  • Shuttle Columbia Accident Weekly Briefing
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    Shuttle Columbia Accident Weekly Briefing

    Officials spoke to reporters about the progress of their investigation into the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.

    31 views
  • Columbia Shuttle Explosion
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    Columbia Shuttle Explosion

    Mr. Logsdon talked about the loss of the space shuttle Columbia, including possible causes of the accident and the future of NASA. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and…

    147 views
  • Future of NASA
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    Future of NASA

    Mr. O’Keefe talked about the future of space policy and the role of NASA. Among the topics he addressed were the Hubble telescope and past efforts to make it functional, new efforts in…

    21 views
  • Space Day Symposium
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    Space Day Symposium

    Senator Glenn spoke about the future of the space program and the importance of space exploration. He first traveled into space in 1962 as a NASA astronaut, and will again this fall on a…

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  • US Space Exploration
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    U.S. Space Exploration

    Astronomers spoke about the importance of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. They also spoke about the comet currently breaking up in the lower Jupiter atmosphere.

    42 views
  • US Space Program
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    U.S. Space Program

    Mr. Easterbrook and Mr. Logsdon discussed the U.S. space program, including the recent loss of contact with an exploratory spacecraft that was intended to map the surface of the planet…

    28 views
  • Future of the Space Program
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    Future of the Space Program

    The committee heard testimony on the future of the U.S. space exploration program. Mr. Logsdon expressed the need for a consistent and stable long-range direction for the NASA, as opposed to the…

    88 views
  • Apollo in Its Historical Context
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    Apollo in Its Historical Context

    The panelists present their perspectives on the political concerns and issues that accompanied the Apollo project.

    51 views
  • US Space Program
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    U.S. Space Program

    The discussion includes the status of the space shuttle and space station, and space militarization.

    27 views
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