11/30/2012

SciFri Book Club Has ‘The Right Stuff’

Astronaut John Glenn looks into a Celestial Training Device (globe) during training in the Aeromedical Laboratory at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Image Courtesy of NASA JSC

This month the book club takes to the skies with the Tom Wolfe classic The Right Stuff, a behind-the-curtain look at the 20th century’s most famous test pilots—including Chuck Yeager. Yeager joins the club to talk about his long career, and what he considers “the right stuff.”

Segment Guests

Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.

Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.

Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager

Chuck Yeager is a former Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force.

Meet the Producer

About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.