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Talk to America Discusses the Space Shuttle and the Future of Space Exploration


Listen online to Wednesday's program, including the program guests's discussion of the future of U.S. space exploration

Visit Talk to America's web page to listen on demand to Wednesday's program, and the program guests's discussion of the future of U.S. space exploration.

Wednesday, 13 July, NASA engineers hoped to launch into orbit Mission STS-114 – the return to space of the Space Shuttle Discovery. It would have been the first launch of a Space Shuttle, and the first manned American space launch, since the tragic breakup of the Space Shuttle Columbia on re-entry in February 2003.

Guests:
- William Hartmann: Astronomer & co-author, “The Grand Tour”
- Jim Teeple: VOA correspondent, live from Kennedy Space Center
- John Logsdon: Director, Space Policy Institute - George Washington University

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