When Will Space Flight Be As Safe as Air Flight?

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Michael Kezirian, adjunct professor of astronautics practice at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, was just a toddler when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon in July 1969.

Kezirian’s earliest NASA memories are of the Space Shuttle program: the announcement of the first Shuttle astronaut class, the first Shuttle launches and landings, including missions that touch down California. The program held the promise to make space exploration accessible to everyone.

Today, as the president of the International Space Safety Foundation, Kezirian promotes safety as an unequivocal tool to realize that dream.

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