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Friday’s Show: Making Medical Equipment, And Astronaut Jim Lovell Reflects On Apollo 13 (April 10, 2020)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Local organizations shift focus to making hospital equipment amid the pandemic, astronaut Jim Lovell on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13, how the pandemic is affecting NASA, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news.

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On Friday’s Houston Matters: Some local organizations are shifting focus to make hospital equipment for health workers on the front line of the coronavirus crisis. We learn more about the efforts of the Houston makerspace TX/RX Labs.

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Also this hour: Former astronaut Jim Lovell reflects on the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission on the 50th anniversary of its launch.

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Then we learn how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting operations at NASA.

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We meet astronaut Drew Feustel.

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And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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