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Blue Sky Metropolis

Sue Finley: Human Computer, Wife and Mother

Sue Finley began working at NASA in 1958, the year President Eisenhower announced its creation. As society changed around her, Finley also navigated the complexities of being a woman with a career, in engineering no less.

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Back to the Future

Tech billionaires choose Southern California to launch their own space companies.
Season 1 Episode 4
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A Space Odyssey

The race to the moon is matched in dollars by a secret military program to dominate space.
Season 1 Episode 3
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The Big Chill

The Cold War funds the growth of L.A. while instilling fear of nuclear annihilation.
Season 1 Episode 2
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Wings

L.A. aircraft companies become America’s “arsenal of democracy” during World War II.
Season 1 Episode 1
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