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Chris Kraft

Chris Kraft was NASA's first flight director. He joined the aeronautics and space agency right at its inception. Kraft saw the thrilling and grueling early days of the space program up close, from the dangerous re-entry of Aurora 7 to the Apollo 1 launch pad explosion, to the triumph of man on the moon. He has just published a book about his experiences called Flight -- My Life in Mission Control, and joins Liane to talk about his days at NASA. (10:15) (NOTE: FLIGHT - MY LIFE IN MISSION CONTROL IS PUBLISHED BY DUTTON ISBN # 0525945717).

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