Richard Harris Award-winning journalist Richard Harris reports on biomedical research for NPR's newsmagazines, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
NASA Culture and Columbia's Probe
NASA E-Mails Reveal Early Concerns of Landing Problems
NASA E-Mail: Engineers Pondered Shuttle Breakup
Weather Patterns May Forecast War Plans in Iraq
Investigators: Shuttle Exterior Breached During Descent
White House Maps Global Warming Strategy
NASA Satellite Details Universe's Age, Expansion
Satellite Provides Fundamental Info on Universe
Wing Fragment Studied in Columbia Disaster
Wing May Shed Light on Shuttle Breakup
Join host Ira Flatow and guests for a discussion about space exploration in the wake of the space shuttle Columbia disaster. How will the loss of Columbia affect space policy in the United States? Should NASA put more emphasis on unmanned projects? Should we focus on Earth, or go to the stars? We'll also get an update on the investigation into the cause of the shuttle's break-up.
*Science Correspondent, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
*Assistant Professor, Space Studies Department, Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
*Executive Director, The Planetary Society, Pasedena, Calif.
Future of Space Exploration
NASA Explores Role of Space Debris in Shuttle Disaster