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A busy year in space

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15min 37sec
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The moon rises over the Continental Divide seen from near Berthoud Pass, Tuesday evening, Oct. 27, 2020.

This year is shaping up to be a critical year in space development. NASA is headed back to the moon and private companies are getting into the action like never before. We speak with astronomer Doug Duncan, who is back for our regular conversation on space science, about the Colorado-built Orion spacecraft and why it’s returning to the moon. We also talk about a milestone for the mission to Mars.