National Geographic Live: Astronaut Terry Virts

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Terry Virts has seen the world from a perspective most of us will never reach. Virts is a NASA astronaut and former Commander of the International Space Station. He piloted the space shuttle Endeavor and was a crew member on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. When his ISS command ended, Virts had spent 200 consecutive days in space, one of the longest continuous space mission of any NASA astronaut. This weekend, Terry Virts will be in Calgary sharing photographs and stories from his life both on- and off-planet. His presentation is called "View from Above," presented by National Geographic Live. Terry Virts joined Doug Dirks on the line from

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