Horizon, Host: Ted Simons

December 19, 2011


Host: Ted Simons

Arizona Technology and Innovation Special Asteroid Research


  • The space shuttle program may have ended, but a new era in space exploration is underway. NASA recently announced its latest mission – OSIRIS-REx. The mission involves learning more about earth’s history by obtaining samples of an asteroid that’s headed in this direction. Arizona State University Professor Phil Christensen talks about the mission.
Category: Technology

Arizona Technology and Innovation Special: Remote Control for Unmanned Aircraft


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

Arizona Technology and Innovation Special: Science and Math Club


  • One of the problems often cited with American education is that we lag behind other countries in math and science. An after-school program at 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.
Category: Technology

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