Space Exploration (#801)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
What does this odd-looking boot have to do with America's first steps in space? 16:00
Could this square of metallic material be part of America's first satellite program? 18:15
Full Program: Space Boot; Satelloon; Moon Museum 55:10
Watch Gwen's exclusive interview about Alan Bean's journey from astronaut to artist. 02:40
Watch the Echo inflation tests on May 4, 1960. 02:16
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Series Description: HISTORY DETECTIVES returns to explore the stories behind historic sites, artifacts and tall tales told in cities across the country, with the help of an inquisitive team of fact-finders with an uncanny talent for uncovering the truth.
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