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NASA’s Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4th to explore the planet and learn more about its evolution. And, exploring whether the incorporation of technology makes you a bad parent. Also, the new Pokemon Go app has taken over: what it is, how to play and its impact on the gaming community thus far. 

The Future of Space Tourism and Aerospace Travel

May 27, 2016
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The future of space tourism and aerospace travel might not be as far away as some previously imagined. From Elon Musk's SpaceX program to Virgin Galactic's own space travel developments, the gap between science fiction and reality are narrowing. Yet while the technology is advancing, there are still unanswered legal and logistical questions about space travel. 

The Future of Space Tourism and Aerospace Travel

Mar 8, 2016
NASA/JPL-Caltech

The future of space tourism and aerospace travel might not be as far away as some previously imagined. From Elon Musk's SpaceX program to Virgin Galactic's own space travel developments, the gap between science fiction and reality are narrowing. Yet while the technology is advancing, there are still unanswered legal and logistical questions about space travel. 

America Remembers John Glenn's Historic Flight

Feb 21, 2012
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This story was first published on Feb. 21, 2012, after the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's flight.

The black-and-white TV set was on early in our suburban St. Louis home the morning John Glenn shot around the world in 1962. 

The Last Shuttle Launch and Future of NASA

Jul 11, 2011

"Atlantis" launched on time last Friday, marking the end of the space shuttle era in the U.S. President Obama commented later on Friday, "Today’s launch may mark the final flight of the Space Shuttle, but it propels us into the next era of our never-​ending adventure to push the very frontiers of exploration and discovery in space." What does the Atlantis Space Shuttle's last mission mean for the status of America's space program in a global context? What's next for NASA? The future of space exploration and more, this hour on All Sides with Ann Fisher.

NPR Special Coverage: Final Space Shuttle Launch   Stay on WOSU or go to http://www.npr.org/ to listen live.

Space Exploration

Nov 15, 2010

The achievements of NASA astronauts from Project Mercury, the Apollo lunar landings, to the Space Shuttle Program, with The Ohio State University physics and astronomy professor Terrence Walker and Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle physics postdoctoral fellow Michael Stamatikos.

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