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What's Next in Space?

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What's Next in Space?

What's Next in Space?

What's Next in Space?

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

Dan Goldin
*Former NASA Administrator

James Oberg
*Author of several books about space most recently Star Crossed Orbits: Inside the U.S.-Russian Space Alliance (McGraw Hill, 2001)
*Former, Space Engineer in Houston, TX (for 22 years- specialized in NASA space shuttle operations)

Marcia Smith
*Space Policy Analyst, Congressional Research Service (part of the Library of Congress—provides research and analysis for members of Congress)
*Former, Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission on Space (1985-86)

Eric Anderson
*CEO & President, Space Adventures, Arlington, VA (space travel & tourism company)

It's been a busy year in outer space. The shuttle "Endeavour" recently returned from it's 12th trip to the international space station, "The Mir" crashed into the Pacific, the first tourist was launched into space and the military used the GPS in the war in Afghanistan. On the next Talk of the Nation, Neal Conan talks with experts about what's planned for space in 2002.

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