Astronomy Professor Ben Sugerman in the news discussing the decommissioning of the Space Shuttle

Release date: March 04, 2011

Dr. Ben Sugerman, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, was interviewed by local TV stations WJZ and WMAR this week as the Space Shuttle Discovery flew its last and final voyage.  Dr. Sugerman explains how the Shuttle, and NASA's space program in general, has benefited all of us for over 50 years, and why decommissioning the Shuttle may be a bad idea.  You can see the broadcasts at:

 http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2011/02/24/discovery-launch-marks-end-of-shuttle-era/

http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/news/region/baltimore_county/goucher-college-professor-criticizes-end-of-shuttle-program