LISTEN: From rocket launches to climate monitoring, NASA has big plans for Alaska

The Islands of the Four Mountains as seen from the International Space Station in 2013. Cleveland Volcano is at center. (NASA photo)
NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard (NASA official photo)

The National Aeronautic and Space Administration does a lot of work in Alaska, from looking inward monitoring the effects of climate change, to launching rockets to conduct experiments orbiting Earth.

It’s a bit of a grabbag, and NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard talked to Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove about about some Alaska-related NASA projects.


Casey Grove is the host of Alaska News Nightly and a general assignment reporter at Alaska Public Media with an emphasis on crime and courts. Reach him at

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