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Local man remembers working as a 'human engineering psychologist' for the Apollo program

Before he retired, Mel Yessenow was chairman of the psychology department at SUNY Geneseo. But back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Brighton man...
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:11am
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Chasing the Moon: Deep space exploration involves Rochester companies

For decades, L3 Harris Technologies has been involved with NASA, including the development of the Chandra X-ray Observatory, which this year celebrates...
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Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:00am
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Chasing the Moon: Kodak photography mapped landing site

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would commit to a lunar landing by 1970 before a special joint session of...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:51am
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WATCH: A local man's contribution to the moon landing 50 years ago

https://youtu.be/4E7STITcppI Fifty years ago this month an historic event proved that humans could land on the moon. Many hands played a role in making...
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Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:30am
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Connections: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

It has been 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, and we discuss what it took for the U.S. to meet John F. Kennedy's goal. What kind of technology...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:21am
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WATCH: Adoptees accessing birth records; a ROC man who helped put a man on the moon

https://youtu.be/igaf6O0w2bU After a decades-long battle, adoptees in New York may soon be celebrating a major victory. But as we’ll learn, having...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:27am
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NASA astrophysicist says black hole image depicts the 'fabric of our reality'

Humanity got its first glimpse of a black hole on Wednesday, and it looks like a flaming doughnut or a glowing eye. The picture was created with data...
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Thu, 04/11/2019 - 7:50am
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Connections: Discussing the space shuttle Challenger disaster

Monday marked 33 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds into its flight. All seven crew members, including a teacher, were killed....
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Thu, 01/31/2019 - 9:43am
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Connections: Was Oumuamua created by aliens?!

Oumuamua is the strange, cigar-shaped space rock that hurtled through our interstellar neighborhood at high speed, then left as fast as it came....
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Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:25am
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Connections: Astrophysicist Adam Frank and his book, "Light of the Stars"

Astrophysicist Adam Frank joins us to discuss his new book, "Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth." Frank writes about how our...
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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:25am
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