Space and Disability : Short Wave As spaceflight inches closer to becoming a reality for some private citizens, science correspondent Geoff Brumfiel chats with the New York Times disability fellow Amanda Morris about why one organization wants to insure people with disabilities have the chance to go to space.

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Striving To Make Space Accessible For People With Disabilities

Striving To Make Space Accessible For People With Disabilities

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A pair of U.S. spacesuits are pictured inside the International Space Station&#039;s U.S. Quest airlock ready for an upcoming spacewalk.
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As spaceflight inches closer to becoming a reality for some private citizens, science correspondent Geoff Brumfiel chats with the New York Times disability fellow Amanda Morris about why one organization wants to insure people with disabilities have the chance to go to space.

Email Short Wave at ShortWave@NPR.org.

This episode was produced by Thomas Lu, edited by Gisele Grayson, and fact-checked by Margaret Cirino. The audio engineer for this episode was Leo Del Aguila.