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Flight Deck Podcast

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!

The Man Behind the Hubble

June 26, 2018 / Space, Hubble, Astronomy

Back in 1977, when Bob Alexander was just a young engineer, he was chosen to work on a challenging new project: the Hubble space telescope.

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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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When We Chose to Go to the Moon

April 3, 2018 / Space, NASA, Apollo, Moon, John F. Kennedy

How did a bunch of Houston high school students help President Kennedy drive the United States towards putting a man on the Moon?

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Galactic Mixtape Vol. 1

March 15, 2018 / NASA, Space, History, Mixtape, Pete Conrad, Skylab

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What’s on the cassette tape that can be found at the end of our Apollo exhibit? We chat with exhibit developer Peder Nelson to learn more about this mysterious aerospace artifact.

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The Spacewalker

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

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

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