The Classics 13: James F Reilly
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16 March 2017
Photo: Global Panorama
We head back to March 2015 and a chat with astronaut James F Reilly. Whether it’s space food or how to approach a space walk, Reilly’s three trips to the great beyond have made him a sought-after educator on how to operate in zero gravity with zero fuss.
Original air date: 22 March 2015.
16 March 2017
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