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Life of an astronaut - Jerry Carr

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Astronaut Jerry Carr knows space. As commander of Skylab, he spent over 2000 hours in space, orbiting the Earth over 1000 times. Recounting his life story, Carr remembers the enchanting years he spent at NASA.

What animal does Carr mention he was taught to cook while in astronaut training?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Jerry Carr
  • Sound Designer Mary Kuechenmeister
  • Director Sharon Colman Graham
  • Narrator Jerry Carr

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