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Guest: Howard Bloom. Topics: Space policy, leadership, private space, SLS, SSP, Space Development Steering Committee & more. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use. We do not permit the commercial use of Space Show programs or any part thereof, nor do we permit editing, YouTube clips, or clips placed on other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted, but the quote must be cited or referenced using the proper citation format. Contact The Space Show for further information. In addition, please remember that your Amazon purchases can help support The Space Show/OGLF. See www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/amazon.htm. We welcomed Howard Bloom back to the show for this two hour 6 minute complex space policy, leadership, commercial space and more discussion. During the first segment, Howard worked us into discussions about space and pop culture, space leadership and policy issues, commercial and private space issues, and the SLS as representative of extreme pork taking down the space program. This conversation included many side tracks including space art for inspiration, Von Braun, Chesley Bonestell, and more. We talked about The Space Development Steering Committee, their focus on private space as well as space solar power (SSP). As you listen to this program, you will realize this is not an ordinary Space Show discussion on these topics as Howard brings to us very unique and very broad important perspectives with important information. In the second segment, Chuck Lauer called in to talk about the Darpa XS1 suborbital program and his company submission. Later, Howard talked about Dragon and Cygnus plus the significance difference between the two. He advocated for fuel depots and space infrastructure. I asked Howard about a timeline for realizing the development/implementation of the project he was talking about. He also talked about the ISS, Mars, Phobos, and L1. Near the end of the discussion, Howard talked about his two Kindle books available on Amazon, "How I Accentually Started the Sixties" and "The Mohammed Code: Why a Desert Prophet Wants You Dead." Please post your comments/questions on TSS blog. Howard provided his social media and email address during this show for contact and for joining The Space Development Steering Committee.