Why Scandinavian Economies Succeed. Astronaut Mike Massimino's Journey to Space.

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STS-125 Mission Specialists, from left, Mike Massimino, Drew Good, Andrew Feustel, and Jon Grunsfeld pose after leaving the operations and checkout building 5/11/09 in Cape Canaveral, Fla

Today's show is a rebroadcast of interviews that originally aired on August 15 and October 5, 2016. 

Sociologist and activist George Lakey on why Scandinavia boasts some of the world's happiest, well-paid workers. Lauren Wright on how the roles of first ladies have changed throughout history. Jamie Metzl discusses his novel, Eternal Sonata: A Thriller of the Near Future. Astronaut Mike Massimino on being the first person to tweet from space, and the last to work on the Hubble Telescope.