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Marginalia: Terry Virts


In the year 2000, Terry Virts transitioned from an Air Force fighter pilot to a Space Shuttle Commander. During his 217 days in space, he took more photographs than any other NASA Astronaut. The stunning photos have been compiled in a book published by National Geographic titled View From Above.

I caught up with Terry Virts recently and talked to him about his time spent on the International Space Station, Earth’s varying colors, and celestial navigation. Here’s our conversation:

And if you listened to the commentary on-air, this is what you heard:



That was Terry Virts, author of the book View From Above which was published by National Geographic. 

Marginalia was produced at KMUW Wichita.

Editor: Lu Anne Stephens
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Producer: Beth Golay