Southern California has quite a history in space flight. Much of it involves building the spacecraft that put astronauts into orbit.
What you may not know, however, is that in order to get to the place where the spacecraft are built, you first have to suit up yourself. And the place where you do it is called a ‘clean room’.
KCRW’s Saul Gonzalez visited the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada-Flintridge, where he scoured for some details. He spoke to Steve Chiotakis about his visit.