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Reach For the Stars This Memorial Day Week:

Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space  Watch the LIVE extravaganza from the comfort of your own homeas Discovery and Science Channel document history in themaking when Americans blast back into space.  Wednesday’s NASA launch ofSpaceX’s Crew Dragon Capsule marks the first crewedspace mission from the U.S. since 2011. Ric Talks with former astronaut Mike Massimino,who […]

Decorated astronaut Sandy Magnus — who’s been aboard several spaceflight missions — discusses with ric the future of the space program, the experience of spending months on board a spacecraft, and the importance of science & engineering education among young students

Sandy also talks about the DiscoverE Educator Awards, honoring those who inspire our next generation of scientists, engineers & astronauts! Dr. Sandra (Sandy) Magnus flew in space on the STS-112 shuttle mission in 2002, and on the final shuttle flight, STS-135, in 2011. In addition, she flew to the International Space Station on STS-126 in […]

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