“Inside the Issues” host Alex Cohen speaks with Geoff Spedding, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, about the future of the aerospace industry in Southern California.

Also on the show, president and executive director of the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey talks about inspiring younger generations.

And later, Ariel Wesler gives us an inside look at a project out of USC’s Space Engineering Research Center where students are working on spacecraft that could one day repair satellites.