After The Takeaway: Celeste Headlee Envisions the Future of Space Travel

Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 03:22 PM

The landing of the space shuttle Atlantis at Cape Canaveral this morning marked the bittersweet end of NASA's 30-year-old shuttle program. In this video, host Celeste Headlee reflects on the legacy of the space shuttle program, remarking that today is a day to honor all those responsible for the success of the program as well as a time to look to the future. Celeste says she's optimistic that we may one day send shuttles to Mars and make visits to asteroids, and suggests that perhaps the contributions of America's very rich will make these dreams a reality.

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