Program 343: Destination Space Station; Open Phones: Trek of a Lifetime
Release Date: 11-02-2013
A genuinely "down to earth" astronaut tells us what it's like living and working on the International Space Station. Colonel Cady Coleman explains how zero gravity changes the everyday things you do, and how circling planet Earth every 90-minutes will change your outlook on life. Plus, listeners share tales of their own unforgettable treks and travels, back on mother Earth.
- NASA astronaut Cady Coleman
- Cady Coleman's Wikipedia entry and NASA bio.
- Cady Coleman has an account on Twitter @astro_Cady.
- CNN interviewed Cady in 2009 just before she joined the crew on the International Space Station.
- Colonel Cady Coleman performs a flute duet from space with Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.
- Cady plays a traditional Irish instrument to celebrate St. Patrick's Day from space.
- NASA helps you calculate when the International Space Station will fly over your location.
- Information for staying at inexpensive pilgrim hostels along El Camino de Santiago in northern Spain.
Program 343 Extra - Astronaut Cady Coleman tells Rick how the astronauts on the International Space Station interact with the public via the internet, and how you can spot it in the night sky. (runs 4:35)