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Visioneer - The Peter Diamandis Story Previous Broadcasts

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Peter Diamandis dreamed of outer space his whole life. But since the days of his childhood, when the Apollo program was at its height, America's excitement for the exploration of space has waned, even if Peter's obsession never did. So Peter set out to find a way to kick-start the next evolution of spaceflight, inspiring people all over the world to look to the stars again. Visioneer tells the story of Peter's vision to create the "X Prize," a $10 million contest meant to encourage the creation of new space vehicles and a whole new space industry. Through hard work, passion, and a never-say-die attitude, Peter and his colleagues managed to overcome hurdle after hurdle to create the Ansari X Prize and help usher in a new era of private space flight.

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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