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Space accidents: To veil or not to veil

November 12th, 2014

Episode 82 of 662 episodes

Two space vehicle accidents last month remind us that in spite of the epic achievements of space travel, its pursuit involves monumental risks. Why is there so much controversy over Muslim women deciding to wear a head scarf or a cloak? Why does a piece of clothing invoke so much controversy as a veil or hijab?

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