Guests

Rand Simberg is a former project manager with Rockwell International having previously worked at the Aerospace Corporation. At Rockwell, he worked on a number of advanced concepts, including solar power satellites, launch and orbit transfer systems, space tethers, and lunar resource utilization...

Bill Simon is currently a sales engineer doing business development and sales for high-technology companies. His experience includes over 14 years as a manufacturer's representative in Southern California specializing in complex RF and microwave components, composites and instrumentation. From...

John is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary. John is married...

Lindley Johnson is assigned to NASA Headquarters Science Mission Directorate, Planetary Science Division, as the Lead Program Executive for the Planetary Defense Coordination Office and the NASA Planetary Defense Officer. Prior to NASA he served 23 years of Air Force active duty, obtained the...

Dr. Ajay Kothari is President and Founder of Astrox Corporation, an Aerospace R&D company located in suburban Washington DC. His PhD and MS in Aerospace Engineering are from University of Maryland. He has been Principal Investigator or Program Manager on more than 30 contracts from Air Force...

Karl Hoose is the CEO/CTO of VALT Enterprises, a revolutionary company developing the VALT launch system, specifically to address the fast-growing launch demand and space access requirements of the emerging nanosatellite industry.  Beginning with the National Aerospace Plane Program, Karl has...

Elise McGill, the Co-founder and VP of Business Development of VALT Enterprises, has extensive experience in market research and analysis, customer relationship management, organizational leadership, strategic planning and bridging technological innovation to evolving market sector demands. She...

Kim rediscovered space after searching for a new direction in life in 2013, when she recovered from a long-term fatigue condition. Since then she has taught herself as much as she can about space, and especially the Moon. She loved space exploration growing up, and when she saw the successes...

Mike Mongo is author of children's book, The Astronaut Instruction Manual (Inkshares/Penguin Random House). He is vice-president of Icarus Interstellar, strategic director of Starship Congress, and serves on the board of Students for the...

John is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary. John is married...

Anatoly Zak – writer and illustrator specialized in the history of space exploration. Native of Russia, he attended School of Journalism at Moscow State University. Upon moving to the United States, he earned journalism degree from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications....

Robert Zimmerman is a well known and respected space historian and author. He posts regularly at his website, http://behindtheblack.com, on space, science, and other matters relating to cultural and political issues. Mr. Zimmerman is also an award winning...

T.S. serves as a senior research astrodynamicist for AGI and the COMSpOC team, bringing nearly thirty years of experience in space education, research, analysis, acquisition, development, operations, and consulting with organizations such as: Air Force Space Command Space Analysis Center (ASAC...

Laura Montgomery specializes in regulatory space law, with an emphasis on commercial space transportation and the Outer Space Treaties. She provides expert opinion on the Commercial Space Launch Act, its implementing regulations governing the launch of launch

vehicles, the reentry of...

Dr. Andreas Tziolas is the co-founder and President of Icarus Interstellar. He was a NASA research fellow for Pathfinder and Galileo, and received his PhD. for Astroparticle and String Cosmology. He recently founded the Anchorage Makerspace, is passionate about citizen science, working on grand...

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