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Commercial Crew astronauts Eric Boe, Chris Ferguson and Nicole Mann. Photo: Brendan Byrne / WMFE
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Intersection: A Shuttle Commander’s Return To Space


Chris Ferguson- who flew the shuttle as a NASA astronaut- is headed back to space. This time he’ll be piloting the Boeing Starliner, one of the commercial spacecraft designed to take astronauts into orbit from US soil. Ferguson talks about the mission and the new spacecraft with 90.7’s space reporter Brendan Byrne. 
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Red Huber. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: 46 Years Behind The Camera With Red Huber


For 46 years the Orlando Sentinel has carried photos by Red Huber. Now the veteran visual journalist is retiring. Huber reflects on a career documenting Central Florida, from the shuttle program to the Pulse nightclub shooting, and through all of it, the importance of connecting with the community and telling the stories that need to be told.
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Intersection: Establishing A Space Force


President Trump says space dominance is vital to national security. He wants the Department of Defense to establish a new branch of the military – a Space Force. What would a Space Force look like and what would its mission be? With more countries eyeing space for resources and strategic interests – is the call for a Space Force coming at the right time? Joining us on to talk about the possibility of Space Force is Roger Handberg, Laura Forcyk and Brendan Byrne.
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Governor’s Race Update; The International Space Station; Handmade, Amigo


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/061618_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s a crowded field of candidates in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. Amid the clamor- whose voice stands out? Meanwhile- there are calls for agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam- running on the GOP ticket for Governor- to resign. What’s behind those calls? Political analysts Carol Cox and Molly Nardella join us for an update on the race for the Governor’s mansion.  The White House is mulling turning over the management of the International Space Station to private hands in a few years. What …
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The International Space Station. Photo: NASA
Space

Intersection: Privatizing the International Space Station


Could the running of the International Space Station be turned over to private hands in a few years? What would that mean for scientific research? Could part of the space station become an orbiting hotel for mega-wealthy space tourists? Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport joins us to talk about the future of the space station.
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Dr. Addie Dove and Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana. Photo: WMFE / Jenny Babcock
Local News

Intersection: The New Space Race


Then- a closer look at the boom in commercial space exploration happening right here in our backyard. 90.7’s space reporter Brendan Byrne explores the next frontier in space travel and the role of Florida’s Space Coast in the new space race.
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STS-128 astronaut Nicole Stott participates in an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit fit check in the Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) in the Crew Systems Laboratory at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre. Photo: NASA
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Intersection: From Astronaut To Role Model


As a NASA astronaut, Nicole Stott flew to the International Space Station and spent 3 months on the orbiting outpost. She explains why it’s important for women working in engineering and science to step up and inspire elementary and middle school girls to pursue STEM education.
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Photographs of astronauts line the restaurant wall at Dixie Crossroads in Titusville, where staff are anticipating a bump in attendance for the Falcon Heavy launch. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: Titusville Ready For Falcon Heavy


For long time Titusville residents, the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will evoke memories of the shuttle blasting off into space, and even launches from an earlier time in the space program. Today on Intersection, we look at what Falcon Heavy means for the space coast, and what this rocket signifies for the space program and aspirations for exploring the moon and beyond. 
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