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Cassini Launch Revisited

September 09, 1997
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Yesterday Democracy Now! spoke with Alan Kohn, a 30-year NASAveteran and former Emergency Preparedness Operations Officer at theKennedy Space Center. Both Alan Kohn yesterday’s other guest,Bruce Gagnon of the Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice, were inWashington DC to take part in a press conference to denounce the plannedlaunch of the Cassini space probe — a probe which will be fueled by 72 poundsof highly radioactive and poisonous plutonium.

Democracy Now! follows up on yesterday’s conversation and press conferencewith Dr. Michio Kaku, a professor of theoretical physics at the CityUniversity of New York and the best-selling author of ??Hyperspace: AScientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10thDimension. He is a leading opponent of the Cassini probe, which is slated toexplore Saturn’s rings and moons.

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  • Dr. Michio Kaku, a professor of theoretical physics at the CityUniversity of New York and the best-selling author of ??Hyperspace: AScientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10thDimension.

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