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Flight Beyond Earth

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Flight Beyond Earth

Flight Beyond Earth

Flight Beyond Earth

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The Wright brothers took off 100 years ago this week. Later, other names like Goddard and Von Braun would develop the technology that would take humans into space. In this hour, we'll take a look at the future of flight beyond Earth. Where should we be going, and how should we get there?

Guests:

Sally Ride
*Former astronaut and first U.S. woman in space
*Professor of physics, University of California, San Diego
*President and CEO of Imaginary Lines, Inc.
*Co-Author, Exploring Our Solar System

Andrew Chaikin
*Author of A Man on The Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Brian Chase
*Executive director, National Space Society