Geeks and Beats podcast, episode 278: A vintage (real-life) space battle

Amy Shira Teitel of Vintage Space drops by Studio 3B to tell the story of two female aviators fighting for control of a 1960s NASA astronaut program that did not exist. The space historian and YouTube star’s latest book, Fighting for Space: Two Pilots and Their Historic Battle for Female Spaceflight hit store shelves just in time for COVID19. Awkward.

Plus: the ultimate documentary for 80s Sci-Fi nerds flirts with a million-dollar Kickstarter milestone and why Alan Cross won’t be going back to CES anytime soon.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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