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Timothy Ferris

Biography: 

Author, Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space and Guarding Earth from Interplanetary Peril.

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GOING AROUND IN CIRCLES: The Future of NASA

with Chris Chyba, Timothy Ferris, David Morrisonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, October 25, 2002

The space program used to mean one thing: the effort to put American astronauts on the moon. That effort is becoming ancient history. We haven't sent anyone to the moon in thirty years. So what is NASA's mission today? What sort of space exploration is worth pursuing today and tomorrow? And is NASA the right institution for the job?

LOST IN SPACE?

with David Morrison, Andrew Fraknoi, Timothy Ferrisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, December 11, 1997

Timothy Ferris, professor of journalism, University of California, Berkeley; David Morrison, director of Space, NASA Ames Research Center; and Andrew Fraknoi, chair, department of astronomy, Foothill College, wonder what we are doing in space, and how the public is served by the billions we continue to spend.