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Space Shuttle Anniversary/Future

Guests: STORY MUSGRAVE, M.D. Former Shuttle Astronaut, NASA Lexington, Kentucky DAN DUMBACHER Manager, Second Generation Reusable Launch Vehicle Program NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, Alabama JIM MUNCY Independent Space Policy Consultant PoliSpace Alexandria, Virginia Twenty years ago, Thursday, the Space Shuttle Columbia launched from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and orbited the Earth thirty-six times--the first shuttle launch. In this hour, we'll take a look back at what twenty years of shuttle flights accomplished, and a look ahead to what might replace the shuttle: the next reusuable launcher.

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