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Newsletter and Program Guide for the Week of April 27, 2015
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Newsletter Table of Contents
1. General Show Information
2. Broadcast Schedule
3. This Week on The Space Show
4. Upcoming Attractions
5. Make a Suggestion to The Space Show
6. Support The Space Show!
7. Spam Filters and Newsletter E-Mail Subscriptions
8. Program Listening Instructions: Live365. Fastserv. Satellite
9. Contacting The Space Show
10. Archives and Weekly non-stop streaming on Iive365.com
11. Linking To The Space Show Website
12. Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities for The Space Show®
13. Space Show Products
14. Unsubscribing from The Space Show Newsletter
15. Notices. Copyrights, and Trademarks
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3. This Week on The Space Show
FOUR PROGRAMS THIS WEEK! SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS
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Eric Berger is the science writer for the Houston Chronicle, covering everything from nanometers to parsecs. He began the SciGuy blog a decade ago and has since written a lot about hurricanes and spacecraft. For his coverage of Hurricane Ike the Chronicle was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2009. He spent all of 2014 working on a series, Adrift, about the present and future of American spaceflight. In his lifetime he would like to see humans on Mars and what lives beneath the ice on Europa."
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2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015: 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT; 9-10:30 PM-1 PM CDT): OPEN LINES. All space and STEM calls welcome. First time callers are encouraged to call us.
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3. Friday, May 1, 2015: , 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): We welcome back Brent Sherwood of JPL to continue discussing his work on human spaceflight. Brent is also a space architect.
Brent Sherwood is a space architect living in the Pasadena area near Los Angeles. He has extensively published fields related to the human exploration and development of space. Currently he is Manager of Strategic Planning & Project Formulation for the seven business lines of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Before 2005, he was with the Boeing Company for 17 years, in space station business development, entrepreneurial space initiatives, program development for Sea Launch, space station manufacturing engineering, and human exploration system and mission concept engineering. He has masters degrees in aerospace engineering and in architecture.
Listeners can talk with Brent Sherwood or the host using toll free 1 (866) 687-7223, by sending e-mail during the program using firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org. To use Skype from your computer with a headset, the I. D. is thespaceshow. Skype is only available if when announced at the beginning of the program. Please note the toll free number is only available during a live Space Show program. At all other times, it is disconnected.
4. Sunday, May 3, 2015: 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 5PM CDT): We welcome DAMIAN PEACH in the UK. Damian is one of the world's foremost amateur astronomers. Visit is website at www.damianpeach.com.
From Damian's website about himself:
My Interest in Astronomy took flight at a young age while at primary school. The first books i ever read on Astronomy were the introductory "Man and Space" by Neil Ardley, and also "Astronomy" by Ian Nicolson and "Travellers in Space and Time" by Sir Patrick Moore all of which i still have. It was soon after that i got my first instrument - a pair of 8 x 30 binoculars with which i learnt my way around the sky. I recall vividly my first views of M31 and Jupiter using them. I also had a small 10 x 30 Russian spotting scope which i used during to watch the Jovian moons (which i still use today!.) It wasn't until three years later, after hassling my parents constantly, did i finally get my first telescope - a 50mm white tube Tasco refractor (which i also still have.) By this time i knew the night sky very well so have taken the very "classic self education" in Astronomy. It gave excellent sharp images and allowed views of all manner of objects from double stars to the belts of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn and phases of Venus. By this time i was an avid watcher of the BBC's "Sky a Night" hosted by the legendary Patrick Moore. His boundless enthusiasm (as with so many) further captivated my growing fascination with the night sky. It wasn't until 1992 or so that my attention really turned toward the Planets (especially Jupiter.) In about 1992 i joined the Boston Astronomical Society of Lincolnshire headed by well known UK amateur astronomer, Paul Money. His captivating talks, and infectious enthusiasm really wore off on me, and i was able to use the societies 4.5" and 10" reflecting telescopes to observe with - finally i would really be able to see the kind of details that i had read so much about. I spent many nights during my early teens observing the Planets, with a special fascination for Jupiter. Later in the mid-1990s i acquired my own "proper" telescopes. A 6" F/6 Newtonian, and 90mm F/11 refractor. The Newtonian was a poor instrument, and was little used, but the refractor gave wonderful views. I recall well the stunning views of Comets Hyakutake and Hale Bopp. During 1997 i acquired a Meade 20cm SCT, and had relocated to the town of Kings Lynn, on the Norfolk coast. It was during the summer of 1997 that my astronomical life changed forever - July 23rd, 1997 to be precise. This night i had for me what was the most incredible view of Jupiter like nothing i had ever seen before. The log book which i still have today, is filled with exclamation marks on my comments at the eyepiece!. It was from that point i was totally hooked on observing the giant Planet. During that year i also became captivated by images by Florida Planetary guru Don Parker showing amazingly detailed images of Jupiter, revealing the details i was seeing, and much more. With further superbly detailed views of the Planet during 1997, i began to seriously consider buying a CCD camera and trying to take images of my own. It was during this period i upgraded my telescope to a 30cm Meade SCT and finally bought an SBIG ST-7 camera, which shortly after i changed to an SBIG ST-5c camera.My very first session on Jupiter at the beginning of the 1998 apparition was disappointing (after many practice sessions on Deep Sky objects with the new CCD camera.) I soon learned that capturing finely detailed images was FAR harder than it looked. However, on the second session a few nights later, the seeing conditions (of which i knew little about) must have been good, as there before me were detailed images showing everything and more that i could see.....from then on, my results rapidly improved,. and so began the journey that has lead me to the present day.
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All archived programs at http://www.thespaceshow.com/ contain a short program synopsis as well as biographical information about the guest. More recent shows feature a key word search program.
4. Upcoming Attractions
Monday, May 4: ISDC program with Bruce Pittman
Tuesday, May 5: Darren Charrier
Friday, May 8: Hannah Kerner, New Space 2015 Conference
Sunday, May 10: No Show for Mother's Day.
Monday, May 11: Timothy Dalton returns
Friday, May 15: No show, personal day off
Sunday, May 17: Drs. Michael Schmidt and Thomas Goodwin return for updates on their research.
Monday, May 18: Dr. John Lerned (tentative)
Tuesday, May 19: Dr. Eligar Sadeh, public/private partnerships
Friday, May 22: Dr. Pal Brekke, Norway solar scientist
Sunday, May 24: Chris Stone
Monday, May 25: Erik Seedhouse on his new Virgin Galactic book
Tuesday, May 26: Dr. Matthew Moynihan on Polywell
Friday, May 29: Dr. Ian Crawford (UK) & his Lunar Resources Paper plus Drs. Benaroya and Jurist
Sunday, May 31: Open Lines.
Tuesday, June 2: Dr. Robert Zubrin
Friday, June 5: Greg Meholic returns, advanced propulsion
Sunday, June 7: Dan Adamo
Tuesday, June 16: Bob Zimmerman
Friday, June 19: Dr. Bruce Cordell
Sunday, June 21: No Show, Father's Day
Friday, June 26: Dr. Lewis Darnell
Monday, June 29: Brent Sherwood, Discovery Science missions
Monday, July 6: Dr. Robert Pappalardo, JPL Europa Mission
Friday, July 17: No Show as am attending New Space Conference
Sunday, July 19: No Show, NewSpace Conference
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