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1210 Tech Tuesday (The Kojo Nnamdi Show)

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10/30/2012 Satellites And Storm-Tracking Technology

As Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the Eastern Seaboard, storm trackers relied on a steady stream of data from U.S. government satellites to predict the storm's path. But that infrastructure is aging rapidly, and many observers worry the U.S.. will face more than a year without crucial satellite coverage. Tech Tuesday explores the science -- and politics -- behind polar satellites.


John Cushman - Reporter, New York Times

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10/30/2012 Superstorm Sandy: The Fallout  

The "superstorm" Sandy ripped through the Mid-Atlantic region on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Washington area residents lost power, and millions more on the East Coast woke up without electricity. Government offices, schools and public transportation remain closed. And coastal area residents are also just beginning the work of damage assessment and repair. We get an update from public officials, utilities and reporters who are following the storm's aftermath.


Anthony G. Brown - Lieutenant Governor, Maryland
Ken Barker - Vice President of Customer Solutions, Dominion Power

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