Caption: Marika Hughes, Credit: Jason Falchook
Image by: Jason Falchook 
Marika Hughes 

1316: Astronauts, Family Trees and Drips, 7/30/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:58

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A special live event from Cooper Union, Andrew Solomon describes his circuitous route to becoming a dad; astronaut Michael J. Massimino details his high stakes mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope; and a cellist makes a disturbing discovery about a neighbor.  Hosted by Jay Allison.    

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Andrew Solomon becomes a family man, despite some challenges.
 
Michael J. Massimino is an NASA astronaut who services The Hubble Space Telescope.
 
Marika Hughes  finds herself surrounded by death in a Brooklyn apartment.

Piece Description

Andrew Solomon becomes a family man, despite some challenges.
 
Michael J. Massimino is an NASA astronaut who services The Hubble Space Telescope.
 
Marika Hughes  finds herself surrounded by death in a Brooklyn apartment.

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Timing and Cues

Timings include a five-minute news hole.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "While I was at MIT, …"
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 21:40
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour. I'm Jay Allison …"
Out cue: "The Moth is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 21:41 - 22:41

Segment 2: 22:42 – 37:30
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 37:31- 38:32

Segment 3: 38:33 - 52:59
In cue: "From PRX, his is The Moth Radio Hour ..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website the moth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence Ltd 2009 :00
Glenn's Flight Bill Conti The Right Stuff. Varese Sarabande 2009 :00
Ba Da Bum Marika Hughes Afterlife Music Radio. Marika Hughes 2011 :00
Murmur Marika Hughes Afterlife Music Radio . Marika Huges 2011 :00

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