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Offworld: Frances ‘Poppy’ Northcutt

We’re thrilled this week to be joined by Frances ‘Poppy’ Northcutt, who was a NASA Return-to-Earth Specialist during the Apollo missions and the first woman to work inside Mission Control! We talk about her experience as an engineer during Apollo, how the public remembers that era, and how media covered the moon landing. Thanks so much to Poppy Northcutt for joining us this week! You can watch APOLLO: Missions to the Moon on National Geographic on July 7th!

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3 thoughts on “Offworld: Frances ‘Poppy’ Northcutt

  1. This was a nice surprise. I agree with that these kinds of these on-topic (readas – nerdy) guests would be welcome.

  2. My guess about the “assignment” is that they were afraid the Soviets’ would try and shoot the rockets down…

    Just a thought….

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