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Artemis 1 launch delayed, and Houston as a technology hub (Aug. 29, 2022)

On Monday’s show: We learn what caused the delay in launching NASA’s Artemis 1 mission. And should Houston be the real technology capital of Texas instead of Austin? Plus we discuss what water scarcity in the Rio Grande region means for the rest of Texas. And we preview the Texans season.



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On Monday’s show: NASA has scrubbed today’s launch of the Artemis 1 mission because of an engine problem. We learn more about what caused the delay in launching the rocket carrying the unmanned Orion capsule that will eventually carry humans back to the moon.

Also this hour: The Rio Grande region is facing water scarcity issues. What could this mean for the rest of the state?

Then: Should Houston be the real technology capital of Texas instead of Austin?

And Jeff Balke joins us to preview the Houston Texans season.


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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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