Fly Me to the Moon (But Let's Go Coach)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

NASA is set to blast off probes on Thursday in a lunar exploration mission to scout water sources and landing sites in anticipation of humans' return to the moon. NASA was hoping to send astronauts to the moon by 2020 for the first visit since 1972. But these lunar visions are delayed by the most terrestrial of concerns: money. We are joined by Miles O'Brien, a science and aviation reporter, and The Takeaway's go-to spaceman for more on the future of space travel.

To see what space exploration is all about, watch the video below.

Guests:

Miles O'Brien

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher and Femi Oke

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