The REACH Summer Break Special: Life in Zero-G! with Dr. Kjell Lindgren and Niki Lindgren Moran


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The school year and this season of REACH may be over, but that doesn't mean we're not still excited to talk about space! This week we bring you the REACH Summer Break Special featuring an amazing conversation with NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren and a visit from the classiest of moons, Callisto ( Niki Lindgren Moran) - all on this episode of REACH.

Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien

Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Joalda Morancy, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden.

Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall

Edited by: Nate DuFort

Music composed by: Jesse Case

Additional audio processing by the amazing Steve Blizin.

Logo by: Steven Lyons

Special thanks to NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren. You can follow Kjell on Twitter at @Astro_Kjell, and on behalf of everyone at REACH, thanks again to Kjell for joining us on the show.

Callisto was voiced by the incomparable Niki Lindgren Moran, who’s an alum of the legendary Second City, and has appeared on shows like ER.

We’d also like to offer a special thanks to John Stephen, Courtney Beasley, and Megan Sumner in NASA’s Public Affairs Office, to Kay Ferrari at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and to everyone at NASA Space Place.

Learn more about Dr. Kjell Lindgren at:

NASA Astronauts at:

NASA’s Artemis Team:

To learn more about NASA’s Artemis program, visit, or follow on social media via @NASAArtemis.

All about Callisto:

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