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It's Okay to Be Smart: Why We Should Put Rockets on the Moon

11 minutes 30 seconds

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Half a century ago, astronauts got on top of a really big rocket and sent a tiny little capsule on a 384,000 km trip to the moon and back. They were able to do it because a lot of extremely smart and dedicated people pushed engineering and chemistry to the limits. In this episode, host Joe Hanson travels to NASA in Houston to talk to astronaut Don Pettit about the rocket equation. Part of the "It's Okay to Be Smart" series.

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