NBC’s Jay Barbree Reflects on 50 Years of Covering Space Missions


By Alex Weprin Comment

One of the broadcast staples of Space Shuttle launches is NBC’s Jay Barbree. Barbree has covered every manned space launch from Cape Canveral, dating back to 1961. On Friday, he was there as the last Space Shuttle mission launched.

NBCUDirect spoke to Barbree about his career, and covering space: