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Moving Beyond Gravity

Imagine embarking on a journey to space as an Astronaut. Now you can do just that on a 4-D Virtual reality Journey at the Samsung flagship store in New York City. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Samsung has partnered with NASA, to showcase stem education and the important role […]

Training America’s astronauts

Many of America’s astronauts learn celestial navigation at Morehead Planetarium at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus. More than 50 years after training there, former astronaut Jim Lovell returns to Morehead.

The story of retired astronaut Michael Massimino

Not many people can say they’ve graduated both from Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have published their memoir and have flown space missions with NASA except for our guest. Today, retired astronaut Michael Massimino is a mechanical engineering professor at Columbia Engineering School. He joins Hari Sreenivasan.

SciTech Now Episode 332

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a lab as researchers estimate the number of roach species on the planet; the story of retired astronaut Michael Massimino; virtual reality and the patient experience; and a look into the sustainability of guitar making.