National Press Club

China’s unmanned moon landing, space industry news in NPC podcast Update-1

January 8, 2014 | By Mike Hempen |

Update-1, the National Press Club’s new podcast, sets its sights on the stars (or at least interplanetary travel) with a rundown of activities by the U.S. and other space-faring nations.

Frank Morring, Jr., a Press Club member and senior space editor at Aviation Week & Space Technology, reviews recent civil and military developments from China’s first unmanned moon landing to successful International Space Station supply missions by U.S.-based commercial launch providers.

Update-1, produced by the NPC's Broadcast Committee, provides a forum for listeners to learn about newsworthy stories originating from the Press Club or involving Club members. The show can be heard by clicking All Press Club podcasts can be found on the Club website (click on Multimedia and then Podcast) and on iTunes.

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