Meteor Showers Ahead For The Area, Money Showers Ahead For NASA

Perseid Meteor Shower
Perseid Meteor Shower NASA/Bill Ingalls
Perseid Meteor Shower
Perseid Meteor Shower NASA/Bill Ingalls

Meteor Showers Ahead For The Area, Money Showers Ahead For NASA

Some big news this week for stargazers. First, a big meteor shower is taking place, and if we can get these clouds to go away, it should be quite a show. Second, NASA got an even bigger slice of the federal budget pie than expected. Morning Shift talks falling stars and research dollars with Larry Ciupik, senior astronomer at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium.