Ann Druyan, “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” (National Geographic), and Leland Melvin, “Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace and Second Chances” (Amistad), talk about Ray Bradbury’s effect on their lives and their work. The Bradbury centennial is currently being celebrated by fiction writers, astronomers, astronauts and readers throughout the world. Melvin is one of NASA’s first African American astronauts. Ann Druyan, widow of astronomer Carl Sagan, is a space exploration writer and the producer of many documentaries on the space age. Moderated by Jonathan Eller, director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies.
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