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NASA To Send Experimental Rockets Into Orbit

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The space shuttle isn't the only launch that's had problems. The lift-off of experimental rockets from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore has been delayed twice this week -- by bad weather.

NASA hopes to get the rockets up today --sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. But if not, they already have backup launch days set through July 23.

The rockets are part of a project to study neutral and charged particles in the ionosphere where communications and global-positioning satellites send their signals.

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'Neither Snow Nor Rain' Celebrates History Of U.S. Postal Service

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author Devin Leonard whose new book, Neither Snow Nor Rain, celebrates the history of the U.S. Postal Service.
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Should Local Restaurants Retire The Phrase, "Farm To Table?"

Where does Washington restaurant food really come from? Kojo explores how the phrase "farm to table" is used and discusses whether it should be retired altogether.

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The Results Of Tuesday's Indiana Primaries

Senator Ted Cruz drops out of the presidential race and Senator Bernie Sanders wins Indiana. Guest host Lisa Desjardins talks with a panel of guests about what Tuesday's primary results mean for the 2016 presidential race.

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Not Just Bitcoin: Why The Blockchain Is A Seductive Technology To Many Industries

From bank regulation to military messaging, the blockchain is offering a wide potential to change the way online transactions and communications are carried out.

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