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Full Show: Space Station Privatization, And Virtual Field Trips (Feb. 22, 2018)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We get the latest from a conference on flood prevention. We discuss what privatizing the International Space Station could mean for Houston. Barbecue icon Ronnie Killen talks about his craft. And we visit a program that aims to get kids out into nature using some ironic means.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Policy experts from around the world are in the second day of a Rice University conference about flood prevention. We bring you the latest developments.

Also this hour: Pres. Trump’s budget proposal calls for privatizing the International Space Station by 2025. If that happens, what could it mean for Houston’s Johnson Space Center and our collective identity as Space City?

Plus, we hear from chef, restaurateur, and Texas barbecue icon Ronnie Killen. And we learn about a program that aims to get kids out into nature using some ironic methods.

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