John M. Logsdon

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President Kennedy's "Moon Speech" Turns 50

What is the legacy of the Apollo missions to the moon?

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The Road Ahead for NASA

Will the shift in administration mean a re-ordering of national space policy? We'll talk with a space policy expert about prospects for the space agency and human space flight.

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

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