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Cerys is joined by aviation pioneer Wally Funk and author Adam Rutherford.

Cerys is joined by aviation pioneer Wally Funk. She always wanted to be an astronaut. She volunteered to be a part of the Women in Space Program in 1961, becoming one of the Mercury 13. She passed her rigorous physical and mental testing and qualified to go into space. The program was then cancelled. Against all odds Wally continued tests , training and contributing to the world of aviation.

To date, she has more than 18,000 hours of flying,was the first female air safety investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board and became the first non-military flight instructor and the first Federal Aviation Agency inspector (1971)

The first member of the Homo Sapien species is recognised from about 150,000 years ago. There are currently 7.7 billion humans on earth. Adam Rutherford , author of ‘The Book Of Humans – A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War and The Evolution of Us’, comes in to discuss the story of how we became the creatures we are today with the ability to investigate what makes us who we are. The book looks at how the complexity of our culture outstrips any other observed in nature, despite having the same origin as every other species on earth.

Plus tracks from Petite Noir, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Nick Drake- and many more...

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Last on

Sun 23 Jun 2019 10:00

Music Played

  • Carwyn Ellis & Rio 18


  • Al Massrieen


  • Lefty Frizzell

    I'm An Old Man (Tryin' To Live While I Can)

  • Arun Ghosh

    After The Monsoon

  • Aidan O'Rourke & Malcolm Stitt

    George Mchardy / Miller O' Drone / The Rejected Lover / Hazy Hill

  • Merit Ariane

    Nami Nami

  • Joe Henderson

    Blue Bossa

  • Petite Noir


  • Guitar Slim Green

    Shake Em Up

  • Mother McCollum

    Jesus Is My Air-O-Plane

  • Joe Simon

    Time and Space

  • Astrud Gilberto

    Fly Me To The Moon

  • Cate Le Bon

    That Moon

  • Bob Dylan

    Full Moon And Empty Arms

  • Altin Gun

    Vay Dunya

  • Gulp

    Vast Space

  • Leonard Nimoy

    Music To Watch Space Girls By

  • Tinariwen

    Taqkal Tarha (feat. Micah Nelson)

  • Bill Coleman

    On Green Dolphin Street

  • Tim Buckley


  • Count Basie

    Flight of the Foo Birds

  • Stornoway

    Watching Birds

  • Muddy Waters

    You Need Love

  • Édith Piaf

    Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

  • David Bowie

    Rebel Rebel

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
  • Flying Lotus

    More (Radio Edit) (feat. Anderson .Paak)

  • Southside Review

    Chittlins (Pt 1)

  • The O’Jays

    Lipstick Traces (On a Cigarette)

  • King Curtis

    Whole Lotta Love

  • John Phillips

    Down On The Beach

  • Michou

    Maloya Ton Tisane

  • Chuck Berry

    Brown Eyed Handsome Man

  • Kit Sebastian

    Tyranny (Radio Edit)

  • Naghaman Jafri

    Mehndi taan Sajdi