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NASA’s “Future Forum” Highlights Ohio’s Contributions

February 21, 2008

NASA celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The space agency is visiting seven U.S. cities to commemorate its past and to promote its role in the future.

Returning to the moon by 2020 is one of the agency’s goals.

At an event hosted Thursday at COSI [co-sigh] in Columbus, the agency’s deputy administrator says NASA has some very ambitious plans.

Former Astronuat John Glenn Speaks About World War II Experience

25, 2007

As part of Ken Burn’s week long commemoration of World War II, WOSU is taking a look at local vets from the Great War. Former astronaut John Glenn shares his memories of the war.

45 years later, John Glenn recalls historic flight

February 20, 2007

It’s been 45 years since Ohio’s John Glenn made his historic flight. On February 20, 1962 Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Tuesday at COSI, Glenn recalled the flight, the preparations for it and the accolades that followed.