Mat Kaplan

Host, Planetary Radio

Host, Planetary Radio

Mat Kaplan on KCRW

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

Is Southern California still important for space exploration?

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

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