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Lessons from the lunar lander (March 1, 2024)

Posted on · On Friday's show: As the Houston-built Odysseus lunar lander goes dark, we reflect on what went right, what went wrong, and what it means for future space missions. Then, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week. And we talk about the phenomenon of translating popular movies into musicals.

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Houston returns to the moon (Feb. 23, 2024)

Posted on · On Friday's show: An unmanned spacecraft built by a Houston company has landed on the moon, making it the first commercial landing on the lunar surface and the first American spacecraft to make a soft landing there since the Apollo program ended. We learn about the landing, what the Odysseus lander will do during its mission, and what this development means for future space missions.

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Harris County’s income assistance program (Jan. 2, 2024)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Harris County will soon begin taking applications for its new income assistance program. We learn how it works and who's eligible. And we learn about plans NASA is making to decommission the ISS in the coming decade.

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Third special session nears its end (Nov. 7, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: While today is Election Day in Greater Houston and across the state, it's also the last day of the third special session of the Texas Legislature. We discuss what was accomplished -- and mostly what wasn't.

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Ballot measures explained (Oct. 6, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We get an explanation of the ballot measures voters will decide in the November election. And we learn more about a spacecraft built in Houston that will be the first commercial craft to land on the moon.

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