Mike Shuster

Apr. 17, 2009

Missile Defense

Earlier this month, North Korea launched a rocket in what officials in North Korea called a satellite launch attempt, but outside observers called a test of a ballistic missile. We'll talk about research into missile defense systems, and the status of mi

missle defense, space, nuclear proliferation

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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