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Listen to all of the Museum’s best aviation and aerospace stories on the Flight Deck Podcast, a podcast that makes history personal. Episodes released every other Tuesday. Enjoy!

Soyeon Yi, Part II: When a Wedding Singer Becomes an Astronaut

October 16, 2018 / SpaceTravel, astronaut, Korea, Soeyon Yi

Sometime between her third and fourth year of her PhD program, Yi’s research ground to a halt. Her experiments were failing, she wasn’t acquiring good data, and even her friends were asking whether or not she could, or should, continue.

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SoYeon Yi, Part I: An Astronaut Education

September 18, 2018 / SpaceTravel, Engineering, Korea, astronaut

Did you have trouble figuring out your major when you were in college? If so, you already have one thing in common with the world’s first Korean astronaut, Soyeon Yi.

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Surviving the Final Frontier

May 29, 2018 / Space, NASA, astronaut, SpaceTravel

Did you know that for every month you spend in space, you lose about 2% BMI? Neither did we until we talked to Tommy Gantz, one of our volunteers and resident space experts.

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The Spacewalker

March 13, 2018 / astronaut, NASA, Space, Podcast, FlightDeck

Episode 1:

What’s it like repairing a billion-dollar solar panel while hurtling 4.67 miles per second through space?

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