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November 20th: Encore: A Look at NASA's Future Through an Astronaut's Eyes

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Date: November 20th, 2012

Title: A Look at NASA’s Future Through an Astronaut’s Eyes

Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson with NASA astronaut Dr. Yvonne Cagle

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI)

Links: http://lunarscience.arc.nasa.gov/

Description: While at the NLSI 2011 Lunar Forum, NASA astronaut Dr. Yvonne Cagle talked with Nancy Atkinson about NASA’s future, the challenges of doing medical procedures in zero-g and more.

Bio: The NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.

Yvonne Cagle is a medical doctor and a NASA Astronaut. Her biography can be found here: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/cagle.html

Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and is the Senior Editor for Universe Today.

Today’s Sponsor:  This episode of 365 days of astronomy is sponsored by iTelescope.net – Expanding your horizons in astronomy today. The premier on-demand telescope network, at dark sky sites in Spain, New Mexico and Siding Spring, Australia.

Additional sponsorship for this episode of 365 days of astronomy was provided by Clear Skies Observing Guides, a Modern Day Celestial Handbook. www.clearskies.eu..Clear skies observing guides, or CSOG, is a new concept in visual amateur astronomy. The observing guides contain thousands of objects to observe through amateur telescopes, with matching tours for GOTO telescopes and matching AstroPlanner plan-files. CSOG allows you to target deep-sky objects and carbon stars you never observed before, night after night. Wishing astronomers around the world: Clear skies..! ”

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