Living It Up In Space

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Ira chats with NASA commander Dan Burbank and flight engineer Don Pettit from the International Space Station.

How do astronauts take a bath in space? What happens to their sense of smell in a weightless environment? Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station discuss the challenges of life in low Earth orbit and how their research is a stepping stone for future space exploration.


Segment Guests

Dan Burbank

Dan Burbank is a NASA Astronaut. He was the Commander on the International Space Station during Expedition 30.

Don Pettit

Don Pettit is a NASA astronaut at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.