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Margaret_DeanUtah Public Radio recently interviewed Margaret Lazarus Dean, associate professor of English, about her latest book which examines the final days of American space shuttle program. In  2011, Dean traveled to Cape Canaveral for NASA’s last three space shuttle launches to bear witness to the end of an era. In Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight, Dean serves as a guide to Florida’s Space Coast and to the history of NASA. Listen to the interview online.