Bay Area Revelations: Exploring Space

<a href="" name="&lpos=module2&lid=Bay Area Revelations: Exploring Space” data-lpos=”module2″ data-lid=”Bay Area Revelations: Exploring Space” target=”_blank”>We take a look at the future of space travel and the Bay Area’s critical role in sending man to the moon.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, we take you onboard the USS Hornet, now berthed in Alameda. In 1969, the Hornet was assigned to recover the three astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. Plus, former NASA astronauts Steve Smith, Tammy Jernigan and Jeff Wisoff share stories of their missions. From spacewalking to going to the bathroom, the astronauts share their most memorable moments.
This episode also features NASA Ames Center Director Eugene Tu, SETI co-founder Jill Tarter, SETI scientist Nathalie Cabrol and historian Bob Fish.

“Bay Area Revelations: Exploring Space” debuts Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m. An encore presentation airs Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m.

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