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NASA Past and Future

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NASA Past and Future

NASA Past and Future

NASA Past and Future

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Thirty-four years ago today, man first walked on the moon. Since that high point, NASA has had its share of tragedies and fiscal crises. Host Liane Hansen speaks with former NASA chief historian Roger Launius about the past and future of the American space program. Launius is currently chair of the space history department and the National Air and Space Museum in Washington.