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MAH | Skywatching: Training astronauts in North Carolina

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MAH | Skywatching: Training astronauts in North Carolina

May 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am 10:30 am

NASA astronauts are headed to the International Space Station today in the first launch of humans from U.S. soil in nearly a decade. Michael Neece (aka Meteor Mike) will explain how Morehead Planetarium trained many of the early NASA astronauts, including Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the Moon.

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