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50 Years Later: How Star Trek Has Influenced Space City

Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the legacy and impact of Star Trek on Greater Houston with Matt Abbott, flight director at Johnson Space Center, and Dr. Dorit Donoviel, deputy chief scientist with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute.

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Full Show: Government Shutdown Update, And How Star Trek Shaped Space City (Jan. 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We bring you the latest on the government shutdown. We discuss how Star Trek has affected Space City. We learn about an exhibit honoring children who lost their lives in the Holocaust. And we break down the latest developments in Houston sports.

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Discussing the Latest Developments at NASA with JSC Dir. Ellen Ochoa

Posted on · (Above: NASA astronaut Jack Fischer worked to install wireless antennas outside the Destiny lab of the International Space Station. Photo Courtesy: NASA)Just a few weeks ago, astronauts aboard the International Space Station made an emergency spacewalk tomake urgent repairs to a critical component that failed. NASA said the crew was never in any danger. Dr. Ellen […]

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Latest NASA Developments, and Journalism Under Attack: Friday’s Show (June 23, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: NASA astronaut Jack Fischer worked to install wireless antennas outside the Destiny lab of the International Space Station. Photo Courtesy: NASA) Just a few weeks ago, astronauts aboard the International Space Station made an emergency spacewalk to make urgent repairs to a critical component that failed. NASA said the crew was never in any danger. […]

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Documentary Spotlights Apollo-Era NASA Flight Controllers

Posted on · Flight controllers at NASA during America’s race to the moon were able to solve problems as they appeared during each mission. Many of them say we need a new commitment from Washington to give direction to America’s space program. A new documentary profiles the team that worked in NASA’s Mission Control to put humans on the moon.