NPR American Chronicles: Exploring Space

  • by National Public Radio
  • Narrated by Joe Palca
  • 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

From the competitive spirit ignited by Sputnik to the tragedies and triumphs of the Apollo missions, from the technological leap forward created by the Space Shuttle to the global cooperation forged by the International Space Station and beyond, NPR examines the inspirational story of modern space exploration and the extraordinary individuals who made it possible. Featuring in-depth profiles of landmark missions, along with interviews and commentary from voices that have lived the dream, including astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Frank Borman, Bernard Harris, Sallie Ride, and many more.


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If you could sum up NPR American Chronicles: Exploring Space in three words, what would they be?

Ingenious, incredible, proudto

Who was your favorite character and why?

Too many to choose one

What about Joe Palca’s performance did you like?

He did a good job

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

Always been a huge fan of Space Program so that was my cup of tea!

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- Brad

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-06-2013
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books