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Making Space Travel Accessible to People with Disabilities: Shortwave: NPR


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This week, NASA released some of the clearest images of space taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. The telescope camera allows us to look into distant galaxies and see how our universe works.

Tomorrow we will deal with these photos.

But today we return to the idea of ​​space travel. In this encore, science correspondent Jeff Brumfeel talks with New York Times Disability Fellow Amanda Morris about an organization working to give people with disabilities a chance to go into space.

You can always contact the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Thomas Lu, edited by Gisele Grayson and reviewed by Margaret Chirino. The sound engineer for this episode was Leo Del Aguila.

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