Interviews & Presentations on SD Public Broadcasting, local News stations, and YouTube by SD Space Grant Consortium staff


  Night sky is an attraction in South Dakota - KELOLAND interview Oct. 13, 2022
Apollo 16: 50 Years Ago -  by Tom Durkin.  April 15, 2022 presentation at the Journey Museum & Learning Center
SD Public Radio "in The Moment" July 12, 2021 interview with Tom Durkin on Badlands National Park's application for "Dark Sky Sanctuary" designation (advance audio to 13:00 minute mark)
Mars 2020 Perseverance: NASA's Current Mission on Mars - by Tom Durkin: Feb. 18, 2021 presentation for Journey Museum & Learning Center (advance video to 11:05 minute mark)
Apollo 11: The Eagle Has Landed - by Tom Durkin (Presentation to OLLI on Nov. 18, 2020 via Zoom, on YouTube)
  Apollo: 50 Years of Manned Spaceflight - by Tom Durkin (Presentation to OLLI on Oct. 7, 2020 via Zoom, on YouTube)
Houston, we've had a problem: The Amazing Story of Apollo 13 on its 50th Anniversary - by Tom Durkin (Presentation at Journey Museum: July 17, 2020)
SpaceX Launch marks first U.S. Astronauts launch since 2011"  KNBN NewsCenter 1 Interview with Tom Durkin (May 31, 2020)
Space Age South Dakota - SDPB documentary with interview segments with Tom Durkin (aired July 18, 2019)
  This Day In History: Vanguard Fails, U.S. Perseveres - SDPB Interview with Tom Durkin (Dec. 6, 2017)
Asteroid makes close approach to Earth (KEVN Black Hills FOX News interview with Tom Durkin, Oct. 12, 2017)
Possible New Planet Announced: "Planet Nine" (SD Public Radio Interview with SDSGC's Tom Durkin, January 21, 2016)
  SD Public Radio "Dakota Midday": Apollo 13 - 45 Years Later - Interview with Tom Durkin (April 11, 2015)
  SD Public Radio "Dakota Midday": NASA's Orion Spacecraft Launch - Inverview with Tom Durkin (Dec. 4, 2014)
  SD Public Radio Interview with Tom Durkin on ISS and Partnership issues with Russia (May 8, 2014)
 SD Public Radio "Dakota Midday": The Space Act That Spawned NASA - SDSGC's Tom Durkin talks about the early days of NASA (July 29, 2013)
 SD Public Radio "Innovation" interview with SDSGC's Tom Durkin "Doomsday In America - Or Is It?" regarding the end of the Mayan calendar (Dec. 21, 2012)
 Video: SDPB "Science Cafe" with Tom Durkin taking about Space Exploration and the final U.S. Space Shuttle Mission (July 7, 2011) as part of Neutrino Day