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At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California monitors various spacecrafts across the solar system. The Takeaway gets a tour. Guest, Dr. Charles Alatchi, director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talks about the 'seven minutes of terror,' the time it takes to land a spacecraft.

Science, Tech & Environment

Fires Rage Outside of Pasadena

September begins the official fire season in California, and already, eight fires are burning across the state. Bill Davis, CEO of KPCC public radio in Southern California, gives The Takeaway an update from his front porch, where he's watching the fires.