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2008 Festival Video

Quebe Sisters Interview and Performance


The Quebe Sisters Band is an American fiddle western swing group from Fort Worth, Texas. 

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Los Texmaniacs and Augie Meyers, “All About Avocados”


Los Texmaniacs and Augie Meyers perform “All About Avocados.” 

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Tutu Jones and the Soul Crew, “Have You Ever Loved a Woman”


Tutu Jones and the Soul Crew perform “Have You Ever Loved 

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NASA Program Overview


NASA: 50 Years and Beyond program overview narrated by Jim Deutsch, NASA program curator. 

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Engineer Peter Homer, Winner of 2007 NASA Contest for a New Glove Design


Peter Homer is an engineer who designed a new glove for NASA. Homer won the 2007 NASA contest for aRead More

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Bill Saturno, NASA Archaeologist


Bill Saturno is an archaeologist for NASA. He discusses what he does for NASA and how he studies images. 

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Michele Perchonok, NASA Space Food Systems Laboratory


Michele Perchonok from the Johnson Space Center talks about food used in space. She works at the Space Food SystemsRead More

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Robotics Demonstration with Issa Nesnas, JPL Engineer


Issa Nesnas is an engineer for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He discusses and demonstrates prototypes of land rovers. 

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Bhutan Program Overview


Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon overview narrated by Preston Scott, Bhutan Program Curator. 

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Building the Bhutanese Temple


Discussion on the history of Bhutanese temples and the development of a temple erected on the National Mall. Narrated byRead More

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