It's Okay to Be Smart

Why We Should Put Rockets On the Moon

Season 7 Episode 30 | 11m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

A lot of extremely smart and dedicated people pushed engineering and chemistry to the limits in order to create a 36-story tower of carefully-controlled space fire powerful enough to escape Earth’s gravity. I went to NASA in Houston to talk to astronaut Don Pettit about how they did it, and if we’ll be able to do it again.

Aired: 01/02/20

Rating: NR


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