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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: An Historic Space Launch, And City Councilman Edward Pollard (May 26, 2020)

On Tuesday’s show: Houston Methodist CEO Marc Boom, City Councilman Edward Pollard, a new era of American spaceflight, and engineering an open-source ventilator for COVID-19 patients.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We get an update on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting area hospitals from Dr. Marc Boom, the president of Houston Methodist.

Also this hour: City Councilman Edward Pollard answers your questions.

Plus, we preview a new era of American spaceflight, which is scheduled to begin Tuesday with the SpaceX launch of NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. It’s the first time in almost a decade that American astronauts have gone to space onboard an American rocket.

And University of Houston professor Andrew Renshaw helps design a new open-source ventilator for COVID-19 patients.

 

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