Tonight’s show is produced by Kaitlin Stack Whitney and engineered by Dennis Shaffer.
Our guest is Dr. Matthew Hersch, a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. He’s a historian of science and technology; learn more about his research here: http://hss.sas.upenn.edu/people/mhersch
He recently wrote a book published in 2012 called Inventing the American Astronaut.
Learn more about the book here: http://us.macmillan.com/
Streaming audio will be posted here soon after the show — in the meantime, check out the archives to stream or download the show.