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Tagged with “space shuttle” (5)

  1. BBC World Service - The History Hour, The Challenger Disaster

    The launch of space shuttle Challenger goes horribly wrong, Rupert Murdoch goes to war with his print unions, Australia’s 18th century penal colonies, Sharia law in Nigeria, and Batman comes to TV.

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  2. 30 Years After Explosion, Challenger Engineer Still Blames Himself : The Two-Way : NPR

    Bob Ebeling, an anonymous source for NPR’s 1986 report on the disaster, tells NPR that despite warning NASA of troubles before the launch, he believes God "shouldn’t have picked me for that job."

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  3. Science Weekly podcast: Sounds of the space shuttle —€“ an acoustic tribute

    As the space shuttle programme draws to a close, Piers Sellers and Scott Altman describe what it was like to fly on the shuttle —€“ and we recreate the sounds

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  4. Space: shuttles, elevators and travel

    All the latest science news, in-depth features, games and conversations as they happen from around Australia and the world.

    Dr Karl jets off to Cape Canaveral for a space shuttle launch. Plus: how do space elevators work?; and what is the possibility of humanity travelling beyond our solar system?

    —Huffduffed by adactio

  5. Mary Roach: Packing for Mars

    She took us into the world of cadavers and examined the anatomy, physiology and psychology behind sex. Now, Mary Roach discovers the surreality and weirdness of space.

    For example, what happens when you’ve been in space for a year? And is it possible for a human body to survive a bailout at 17,000 miles per hour? From the space shuttle training toilet to NASA’s crash simulation tests, Roach explores the strange universe.

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