talk iran

A Conversation with Anousheh Ansari

September 05, 2018 Season 1 Episode 8
talk iran
A Conversation with Anousheh Ansari
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talk iran
A Conversation with Anousheh Ansari
Sep 05, 2018 Season 1 Episode 8
Saman Askari
This is a conversation about the first female self-funded space traveler's spaceflight experience and other topics.
Show Notes

In this episode, I speak with Anousheh Ansari, the first ever person of Iranian descent to travel to space and the first female self-funded space traveler of any nationality. Anousheh and I talk about her spaceflight experience, her background and how her Iranian identity has affected her life, the controversy around having an Iranian flag on her spacesuit, the overview effect and the epiphanies she had looking down on planet earth from space, the future of space travel, her take on the current political situation in Iran and other topics.



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