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Interview: Rocket Science Comedian Helen Keen

The 50th anniversary of human space flight is fast approaching, and with it all manner of events, shows and celebrations. One of the brightest stars in the firmament is stand-up comedian Helen Keen, whose show It Is Rocket Science begins on Radio 4 tonight at 11pm. The four-part series examines the early years of rocketry, from a comedic but factual angle. Helen and I will also co-host a special space-themed variety evening on 12 April to mark the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight. More on that soon, but first, here’s Helen: 


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