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August 30, 2011

Host: Ted Simons

Asteroid Research

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  • The space shuttle program may have ended, but a new era inspace exploration is underway. NASA recently announced its latest mission– Osires-Rex. The mission involves learning more about earth’shistory by obtaining samples of an asteroid that’s headed in thisdirection. Arizona State University Professor Phil Christensen talks about themission.
  • Phil Christensen - Professor,Arizona State University
Category: Technology   |   Keywords: Osires-Rex, asteroid, space,

Remote Control for Unmanned Aircraft

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  • A local company is playing a big role in the development of remote controlled unmanned military aircraft. Doug Limbaugh, CEO ofPhoenix-based Kutta technologies, talks about his company’swork.
  • Doug Limbaugh - CEO,Kutta Technologies
Category: Technology   |   Keywords: military aircraft,

Science and Math Club

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  • One of the problems often cited with American education isthat we lag behind other countries in math and science. An after-school programat a Chandler elementary school is aimed at helping younger students in those areas. Teacher Eileen Carey of Hartford Sylvia Encinas School in Chandler talks about the club.
  • Eileen Carey - Teacher,Hartford Sylvia Encinas School
Category: Technology   |   Keywords: math, after school,