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Jay Barbree on “Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight”

Portrait of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong

Air Date: 07/29/2014
Run Time: 39:51

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Topics: product review, personal stories, human spaceflight, astronaut, Mars

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In his 55 years as NBC’s space correspondent, Jay Barbree has won the respect and friendship of many astronauts. Neil Armstrong stands above them all. Now Jay has created this very personal chronicle about his friend, with help from Neil and many of the other pioneering spacefarers. Bill Nye is on vacation, but Emily Lakdawalla is here to tell us what Curiosity is up to on Mars. Bruce Betts says watch Saturn and the moon in What’s Up, and he helps Mat Kaplan award some LightSail swag.

Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press

Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

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